TU Advisory: June 5 incident at Norris and Warnock streets

Please be aware there will be ongoing police activity in the Norris Street/Warnock Street area near campus today as a result of an overnight incident.

The incident began with an automobile accident on 9th Street near Norris. One of the vehicles involved in the accident fled the scene. Temple University Allied Barton bicycle patrol officers heard gunfire from the area and called it in. Philadelphia Police Department and Temple Campus Police officers responded and were fired upon, with Philadelphia officers pursuing the suspect into the Norris Homes community. The suspect was shot by Philadelphia police after he fired at officers. No one else was injured. The suspect is currently at Temple University Hospital receiving treatment for his wounds.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Temple Campus Police at 215-204-1234.