Shots fired at off-duty officer breaking up fight outside West Philly bar

Authorities are looking for the person who opened fire on an off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was breaking up a fight outside a bar.

Police say the officer was driving by the bar early Wednesdayon the 4900 block of Catharine Street when he saw a group of men beating up a man.

The officer got out of his vehicle and managed to stop the fight.

Police say someone then fired six shots at the off-duty officer, who managed to get back in his vehicle and drive to safety.


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