SWAT team ends standoff with shooting suspect in W. Philly

Inquirer staff writer Sam Wood reports:

UPDATE: The situation has been resolved and the SWAT team has been recalled. Stay tuned for updates.

A SWAT team has surrounded a house in West Philadelphia where a man wanted in a shooting has holed up, possibly with a cache of hand grenades.
 
The standoff began about 12:30 p.m. on the unit block of Salford Street following a shooting several blocks away on the 7500 block of  Lansdown Ave.
 
A woman was allegedly shot by the man several times, struck in the chest, back and arm. She is in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
 
A police spokeswoman did not know if man lives in the Salford Street rowhouse.  Police at the scene were told that there were live grenades in the house.
 
 

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