Philly officer, 2 others injured in pursuit
By Barbara Boyer and Dwight Ott
PHILADELPHIA — Two men and a 24th District police officer were injured yesterday during a confrontation in Port Richmond that included a short pursuit, a crash, and a struggle over an officer's gun, authorities said.
The chain of events began about 2:45 p.m., when police responding to a report that a vehicle in the Port Richmond area was carrying drugs and guns, began chasing a red Pontiac minivan, authorities said.
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