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ross says the letter inside contained rambling words that pointed to hatred for police and probation officers. responding officers shot and killed the gunman. two officers before that were shot and wounded, four others were shot and one died this morning. we are live following the still unfolding investigation. i am rosemary connors. 5:30 this saturday. let's start with breaking news. here's what we know. a gunman ambushes a police officer, then goes on a shooting spree through the streets of west philadelphia. this morning one person is dead, two police officers and three others are in the hospital. this is where it started near 52nd and sansom.
the police commissioner tells us the gunman didn't say a word before opening fire on the police cruiser. the sergeant inside was hit several times. the rampage ended in an alley between sansom and walnut and 48th street. officers chased the shooter here and he was killed after exchange of gunfire. a lot happened between the two points. nbc10's monique braxton has the details for us this morning. she's live at penn presbyterian medical center in university city. that's where the officers are being treated now. monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. the two officers, one being a university of pennsylvania officer, another, a philadelphia police officer are recovering here at penn presbyterian. three other innocent people are being treated. we are waiting on word as to what hospitals they're in. one is listed critical condition, and one female has died. we learned the now dead gunman intentionally was targeting police and corrections officers
based on evidentiary covered at scenes overnight. the police commissioner says sergeant sylvia young, 19 year veteran is recovering. one female died, four others are recovering. commissioner ross tells us sergeant young was shot in the arm. her bulletproof vest hit as well near 52nd and sam son. >> you got an individual walking up on the police car, unprovoked, starts firing multiple rounds into the car. it is absolutely amazing that she's here as well as some of the other people. again, we're keeping the civilians in our prayers as well. >> reporter: police spotted the gunman, chased him eastbound on sam son from the first scene. the gunman fired into a bar, striking a security guard in the left leg, then grabbed a female, possibly using her as a shield or hostage. she's shot in the leg. the madman continues to run
eastbound. he fires into a car near sansom. he struck a man and woman in the chest. that's the woman that died. the man is in critical condition. the gunman didn't stop there. he continued eastbound on sansom, at 48th he engages with a university of pennsylvania police officer in an alley. three others enter the alley, a shootout happens, the gunman is killed. right now, we are told sergeant young has two adult police officers, and four shot weapons at the gunman. live outside penn presbyterian, monique braxton, nbc10 news. >> thank you for that. the mayor visited wounded police officers at the hospital, said both were talking with their families, had this message for all police officers. >> i just want to say to all our
police officers thank you for what you do for us every day, please, please, please, every shift, please wear your vest, please wear your vest. they will save your life. >> the mayor asked the city to pray for other people wounded in last night's shootings. this ambush happened in the same area where another officer was shot in an unprovoked attack in january. hartnett was in his patrol car when a gunman shot him several times. he was able to get out and chase after the suspect that was caught a few blocks away. we will continue to stay on top of this breaking news. there are a lot of moving pieces. we want to stay on top of it, keep you informed. follow it on air and on the nbc10 app through the morning and throughout the day. 5:34 on this saturday. let's get a quick check of the weekend weather. we check in with meteorologist
krystal klei. good news, right? >> the forecast for saturday is nice. philadelphia, 63. 53 in the suburbs and new jersey, lehigh valley. a lot of locations in the low to mid-50s, a bit better than yesterday when we saw upper 40s. delaware, 63, warmer there with more cloud coverage hanging overhead. today should be a mostly sunny forecast outside. 82 the forecast high temperature in the suburbs. 83 in philadelphia and across the board, we continue with lower 80s, including the jersey shore with 77, mostly sunny today, light to breezy conditions. we are tracking potential for storms. that possibility of showers, thunderstorms tracks sunday even into monday. we're going to take a closer look. details when things dry out coming up. we have an update this morning on the sexual abuse case against bill cosby.
yesterday, a montgomery county judge denied a request to have a phone call between cosby and his accuser's mother suppressed. during the call, the mother confronted cosby with her daughter's accusations. cosby allegedly offered to pay for the daughter to go to graduate school. he is accused of drugging and sexual assaulting her in his home in 2004. his trial set june of next year. hundreds of new jobs coming to berks county. they will redevelop a park near the airport in bern township. he believes it could bring 600 new permanent jobs to the area and hundreds of temporary construction jobs. philadelphia sugar house casino adding new jobs after winning the right to join new jersey internet betting market. a unit of the company won approval from regulators to be the 20th legal online gambling
site. here's the deal. players must be within the new jersey borders when they gamble online. the company opened an office in cherry hill, will add more employees as the business grows. good evening, philly! >> fresh out of two sold out shows at citizens bank park, i saw one last friday night. another philadelphia sell outfor bruce springsteen, it is not at the stadium, at the free library. 1200 tickets to see the boss at a meet and greet sold out in nine minutes. some people in the office were trying to get online to get this, couldn't get through. springsteen at the central branch in philadelphia september 29th to promote his new memoir, "born to run." we continue to follow breaking news. a suspect is dead and woman shot has died.
two police officers and three other people are wounded other people are wounded following a shooting spree that led police through west philadelphia late last night and into early morning hours. into early morning hours. we have new information and an update throughout the morning. plus the carson tour, hear on preparations in monday night spotlight next in sports. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need
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exciting, it will be a lot of excitement. i find every game exciting. i don't take them for granted. i will be sure to have fun out there. >> here is wentz, he was rookie of the week. he earned the respect of his teammat teammates. >> this is like trying to move along. like i told y'all before, the dude's poised, he's different. carries with confidence, goes out, plays hard. i don't think the game is too big for him. does that mean it is perfect every time? no, but i know the game is not too big for him. he can go out and play. >> the wentz wagon rolling into chicago. up next, time for high school blitz. best of the best from our area and busy day and night on the gridiron. highlights on the way. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together.
we continue to follow breaking news. a gunman appears to be targeting police when he went on a shooting spree in philadelphia last night. six people were shot, including two officers. the officers are in stable condition. one of the other victims, an innocent bystander, has died. responding police officers shot and killed the gunman following a short chase through west philly. count on nbc10 to bring updates on the air and online. in other news, edwardal be, one of the most accomplished play wrights of the 20th century is dead. he wrote more than two dozen plays. his work earned him three tonys and pulitzer prizes. he died after a short illness. edwar
edward. the rocket was named after his hero evel kneivel who tried and failed that stunt 40 years ago. took four seconds for that rocket to reach full speed of 430 miles per hour and height of 3,000 feet. we have a recall to let you know about. a recall involving these off road vehicles because of fire hazard. polaris recalling more than 42,000 ranger 900 vehicles. the heat shield can fall off and create fire danger. they recalled all 2014 xp ranger 900, 900 eps and crew vehicles. anyone using this should stop using them and contact them for a free repair. quarter to 6:00 this saturday. paychecks get bigger, apple sells out.
a look at those stories and more with cnbc dominic chu. >> reporter: americans are making more money. median income rose more than 5% last year, first increase in eight years. more than half american households earn more than $56 and a half thousand dollars. donald trump with more details on his economic plan, includes tax cuts and creating 25 million jobs. critics say the numbers don't add up and tax cuts won't pay for themselves. apple started to sell new iphones friday. refunds over the note phone,
regulators say customers should stop using the devices, they present a serious fire hazard. they say replacement phones will be available by next wednesday. i am dominic chu. now to concern about cats in several delaware communities. colonies of cats are roaming the streets and growing in number. tim furlong is looking into the problem and what's being done for it. >> reporter: if you like cute cat videos, you're welcome. these cats have come from rough places. >> either got lost or dumped on the street. >> reporter: some feral, some homeless, they called forgotten cats to trap them. the facility is packed with trapped cats they will vaccinate, feed, spay and neuter. a study by petsmart shows a lot of cats need care.
>> they believe 8 to 10,000 cats free roaming outside. >> reporter: petsmart donated money to help parts of delaware. if you live in certain areas, petsmart will foot the bill for forgotten cat services. they already brought in a lot of cats. >> this one was found hanging by a string. >> we sister liesed 2700 with petsmart charity grant. we would still like to sterilize 1300 more. >> reporter: once sterilized, they'll be returned. kittens and former pets put up for adoption. >> it is gratifying to rehome kittens. >> reporter: the service is free. for the phone numbers, go to nbc10.com. tim furlong, nbc10 news.
let's look at your weekend forecast, starting with delaware neighborhoods. temperatures, 61 in harmony hills. 62 in wilmington. 58 for middletown. temperatures in the upper 50s, lower 60s. can't complain about these numbers. it is starting to feel like crisp fall air as we get ready for official first day of fall next thursday. dover, 55. smyrna, 57, lincoln, 55. along the jersey shore, temperatures are also varying, areas like ocean city, 68, atlantic city 67. some temperatures are a little off the shoreline cooler in low to mid-50s. even see upper 40s, mays landing 49 degrees. on the radar and satellite, just
scattered clouds. not a lot to look at. you move farther west, we have something to track. all of these showers, thick cloud coverage, white on the board, that's headed our direction. as it moves our way today into tomorrow that's when we'll start to see possibility of showers, up tick in humidity by sunday into monday and all of this translates into potential for rain for the two days. today is looking dry and looking at forecast temperatures that are nice as well. lehigh valley, 82 degrees, bethlehem, 81. pennsylvania suburbs, phoenixville 80, and newtown, 83 degrees. expect clouds and sunshine by afternoon. not looking at rain today. mostly sunny is all we have to worry about for sky conditions. in fairmount, 83 degrees. and if we drop into new jersey, 82 trenton, had onfield 82.
over to the jersey shore, temperatures are lower. 77 in avalon, atlantic city. forecast high of 79 degrees. delaware, wilmington 82 for the forecast high. a drop to 73 for the forecast by this afternoon. rehoboth beach. not seeing much warming for the afternoon. here's the hour by hour forecast. today not expecting rain. we go all the way through the daytime, 6:30 in the evening, still clear conditions. you move it along into sunday, watch as you get to lunch hour, scattered showers to the west, near harrisburg. 4:00 p.m., now the rain is in our neck of the woods. allentown, best shot of stronger rain and showers by 4:00. it continues to scatter through mostly lehigh valley through 11:00 p.m. sunday. some storms may start to creep in philadelphia and new jersey
by the overnight into monday. that chance of rain will continue the monday afternoon as well. there's the next seven days. 82 monday with a chance of rain. then continuing to mid to upper 80s for friday, finishing next weekend in the mid-80s. i am danny pommells. two rivals in front of a national tv audience. mark webb made it official. he is headed to play for georgia bulldogs. he will be teammates with his cousin swift who was smiles at the news. he wouldn't smile long. digs into the bag of tricks, the tom foolery, they run a reverse
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philadelphia and montgomery county experiencing a moderate drought. why neighbors are missing beloved backyard creek. the water mysteriously dried up the last few days, leaving flopping fish to fend for themselves. a family took this video of the creek behind their house. you saw that video a moment ago. usually water is waist deep, now it is gone. ecological experts say lack of rain may be to blame. neighbors wonder if the nearby golf course, you just saw that
video, is sucking up water for irrigation. >> if there were water in here, you would be stepping on rocks to not get wet here, hopping over. there was definitely lots of water in here. >> hasn't rained in a long time and has been very hot. >> the golf course tells us they are working with the neighborhood to figure out exactly what's going on here. meantime, that moderate drought extends through much of new jersey and is worse in places like new england. runners and walkers help to raise money for meals on wheels of montgomery county, called the outrunning senior hunger run and walk. it begins later this morning at 9:00 at montgomery county community college. meals on wheels provides two meals a day to home bound seniors. 5:57 now on this saturday. we continue to follow breaking news. a woman is dead, five people hurt, including two police officers after a gunman who may have wanted to target police went on a shooting spree in west
philadelphia. nbc10's monique braxton is live at the hospital. monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. one works for university of pennsylvania and are recovering here. we will walk you through what happened after the break. and we have our eye on a system that sits to our west. those showers, thunderstorms and thicker cloud coverage headed our direction. the details coming up. the roast looks good dad. how good? 162 likes. did i get any retweets on those green beans? yep! and they're blowing up on instagram. honey, your rump roast just broke the internet!!!! as it should. life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok.
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life is family mealtime and everything you need to make it picture perfect. now be sure to tag your mother because she needs more followers. ok. clearly, we have a lot of unanswered questions. this is a completely bizarre situation. >> two police officers and four other people shot in a targeted rampage. the shooter and one victim are dead. it started with a call for an officer down over the police radio, her cruiser under fire. commissioner richard ross tells us she was hit at least eight times. investigators say they're focusing on a note the gunman left behind, declaring his hatred for police. good morning, this is nbc10 news today. i