Two officers wounded, suspect dead

September 23, 2008 2:54:41 PM PDT
Authorities in Philadelphia say two police officers have been wounded in a confrontation in a residential area of the city's north side. A third person was fatally wounded at the scene Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities have not said what sparked the early afternoon shooting but news reports have labeled the dead man as a suspect.

The wounded officers have been taken to a hospital. Officials say one of them had wounds to his chest and head and the other officer was shot in the hip.

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