See the 6 police officers shot in the line of duty

PHILADELPHIA — Friday, the Philadelphia Police Department released photos and assignments of the six officers shot while trying to serve a narcotics warrant in Nicetown-Tioga on Wednesday.

They range in age from 26 to 43.

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All were released from Temple Hospital and Einstein Medical Center without even having to spend the night.

Police Officer Joshua Burkitt, 26: A two-year veteran, assigned to the 24th District, sustained a gunshot wound to his left hand.
Police Officer Michael Quinter, 32: A 12-year veteran, assigned to the Narcotics Strike Force, sustained gunshot wounds to both of his arms.
Police Officer Shaun Parker, 32: An 11-year veteran, assigned to the Narcotics Strike Force, sustained a graze wound to a head.
Police Officer Nathaniel Harper, 43: A 19-year veteran, assigned to the Narcotics Strike Force, sustained a gunshot wound to his left leg.
Police Officer Ryan Waltman, 42: A 12-year veteran, assigned to the 39th District, sustained a gunshot wound to his right hand.
Police Officer Justin Matthews, 31: A three-year veteran, assigned to the 16th District, sustained a graze wound to his left leg.

Three other police officers, whose names and photos were not released, also suffered injuries.

Suspect Maurice Hill surrendered just before midnight, after a standoff that lasted more than seven hours. He has a long criminal record.


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