08/06/2012

Man shot after punching Pa. officer, grabbing gun

Police say the suspect approached an officer as he escorted a woman to her car

By Mike Newall
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A Drexel University police officer on Friday shot and wounded a man who had allegedly punched the officer in the face and grabbed for his service weapon, Philadelphia police said.

The situation developed around 6 p.m., when a Drexel employee told a university officer she had been harassed by a stranger a...

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