2 Philly cops shoot, kill suspected drug dealer

The 20-year-old suspect pulled a large-caliber revolver from his waistband and pointed it at the officers


By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A suspected drug dealer who allegedly pulled a gun on police was fatally shot by two officers Monday night in the city's Kensington section.

At 8:05, the uniformed officers responded to a report of drug sales and a person with a gun in the 2100 block of East Monmouth Street, said police spokesman Lt. Raymond Evers.

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