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Philly Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

August 13, 2013  | 

A Philadelphia Police officer is expected to fully recover, after a suspect shot him in the abdomen during a vehicle stop on Tuesday.

Officer Edward Davies is out of surgery and in critical but stable condition. He will likely undergo a second surgery, reports the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Officer Davies, a six-year veteran, was allegedly wounded by Eric Torres, 31. The officer as pulled over Torres and chased him into a corner store at 4th and Annsbury streets. Torres, who has a lengthy criminal record back to 2004, was taken into custody after the shooting.


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