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Two law enforcement officers shot dead during the July 4th festival in Philadelphia

(CNN)According to city police, two police officers were shot dead at a celebration on July 4 in Philadelphia.

According to Philadelphia police, a 36-year-old Philadelphia highway patrol officer suffered a scratch on his forehead, and a 44-year-old deputy Sheriff of Montgomery County suffered a gunshot wound on his shoulder. Commissioner Daniel Outlaw.

Outlaw said both officers were providing security at a concert on July 4 at Benjamin Franklin Parkway when the fireworks were fired at around 9:47 pm, just before the fireworks were launched. I did.

Neither officer heard the gunshot before the bullet hit, she added.

"I don't know if this was a festive shooting bounce. I don't know if this was intentional," said Outlaw. "We are very grateful that this wasn't worse than before."

Officers were taken to Jefferson University Hospital for treatment and discharged, Outlaw said. rice field. The

incident social media video was clearly shot from a nearby building, running along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway when police cars and emergency vehicle lights were flashing down the street. Shows a large number of people.

So far, no arrests have been made and no suspects have been detained. Police said they were following some leads and were asking the general public to come forward if they had any information about filming or video-capturing what happened. ..

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny said the weather was nice and the concert was a fun day.

"But we live in the United States, there is Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment, and the US Supreme Court says that everyone can carry their guns wherever they like," he said. Told. "This is what we have to live with."

"If I had the ability to take care of guns, I would. But the legislature is me. We won't allow us, the US Congress won't allow us, "he added. "This is a country of guns."

Philadelphia police are advisingpeople trying to reunite with their loved ones on the parkway to meet at the Philadelphia Free Library. increase. Everyone else was asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated.