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Two police officers shot following the Philadelphia fireworks show

Two police officers were shot dead near the end of the July 4 fireworks display in Philadelphia.

Police said one police officer assigned to the highway patrol had a scratch on his forehead. The round stopped with a 36-year-old hat with 14 years of work experience.

Another officer assigned to the Montgomery County Bomb Disposal Team suffered a gunshot wound on his right shoulder. A 44-year-old man with 16 years of work experience witnessed as a security guard at the event, like any other injured police officer.

PHOTO: Police respond to a shooting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 4, 2022, in this screen grab obtained from a social media video.

Police fired on July 4, 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It corresponded to. This screen grab was taken from a social media video.

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Transfer both According toWPVI, they were sent to Jefferson University Hospital for treatment and police said they had been released.

The shooting took place on Monday night in Center City. The city's Emergency Management Agencyadvised on Twitterto avoid the area.

This is at least the second time before and after the celebration of Independence Day in the United States, after at leastsix people were killed in a shootingat a parade in Highland Park, Illinois. Shows a gun violence incident.

The Philadelphia shooting suspect has not yet been nominated or arrested.

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny said at a late-night press conference that it was a "relaxing cold day." "But we live in America."

"If I had the ability to take care of guns, I would," he said.