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Video: Philly Officer Shot in Thigh, Uses Tourniquet to "Save" Self

April 18, 2016  | 

VIDEO: Philly Officer Shot in Thigh, Uses Tourniquet to "Save" Self

Two suspects are in custody after a Philadelphia police officer was shot and wounded, while responding to a robbery call.

The shooting happened at 8:52 p.m. at Salford and Market streets in West Philadelphia. The wounded officer, 24-year-old James McCullough, was hit in the thigh and is hospitalized in stable condition, 6ABC TV reports.

McCullough reportedly applied his own tourniquet after bleeding profusely from his gunshot wound.

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Sheriffs Explorer Sgt. @ 4/18/2016 11:18 AM

A tourniquet is a useful thing to know how to do. Last year I took an EMT course through the local community college. Some of that stuff might come in handy someday.

Hoss @ 4/18/2016 7:34 PM

Why is save in quotes?

Jim B. @ 5/4/2016 8:31 AM

That was my question too Hoss. Seems weird to me.

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