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In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a tense video of a panicked crowd fleeing the scene of a celebration on July 4th, when two police officers were shot dead.
Police officers, a 36-year-old Philadelphia police highway patrol officer and a 44-year-old member of the Montgomery County Bomb Unit were released from the hospital after being injured in a shooting. It erupted just before 10 pm. At the Wawa Welcome America Festival.
Images taken from the scene show people overcoming barriers while the fireworks are extinguished in the background.
One of theofficers injured in the shooting found a bullet still in his hat, Jefferson University Hospital. Was carried to.
Philadelphia Officer Shot: A bullet found next to a policeman's hat
Monday, July 4th, after the bullet rang on Independence Day , Crowds can be seen fleeing the area. July celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: @ franssiiss / Local News X / TMX)
"The fact that the round stopped in his hat is miraculous," Philadelphia said. Police chief Daniel outlaw said. "At first I think I went inside and hit my forehead and then put on my hat and the round stopped."
The photo shows a hat with blood stains worn by a Philadelphia police officer whose head was shot on July 4. (John McNesby / Chris O'Connell / Fox 29)
Another officer shot on the right shoulder was transferred to the same hospital. rice field.
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Taken on-site The video was displayed The presence of a large police force instructing people to move away from the area where the shooting took place.
Authorities have not yet arrestedsuspectand have not identified anyone of interest.
Fox News' Lawrence Richard contributed to this report.