Suspect wounded after opening fire on officers

- Police are investigating a police involved shooting that occurred in Southwest Philadelphia late Tuesday night.

Just after 11:00 p.m. officers responded to a report of a man firing a gun in the air on the 5300 block of Grays Avenue.

According to police, responding officers asked the man to put the gun down, when he began firing at police. Officers returned fire, and struck the suspect with one bullet, that wounded both of his legs.

Police say the suspect ran inside of a home on the block, before police were able to apprehend him, and transport him to a Penn Presbyterian Hospital.

No officers were injured in the incident. 

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