Authorities say a suspect is in custody after a police officer was shot several times in Folcroft, PA, Friday morning.
It happened around 10 a.m. on Baltimore Avenue near Elmwood Avenue in Folcroft while the officer was conducting a drug investigation behind an apartment complex.
Authorities say the 25-year-old officer, identified as Christopher Dorman, was shot at least six times in the face, back and leg, and transported to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital.
Officials told CBS Philadelphia Dorman is currently in critical, but stable condition.
“Thank God the officer was wearing his vest. It may have saved his life,” police said at an afternoon press conference.