Suspect Who Lunged At Police With Knife Shot At SEPTA Station - FOX 35 News Orlando

Suspect Who Lunged At Police With Knife Shot At SEPTA Station

Posted: Updated:
Police tape surrounds an area at the 69th Street terminal after an officer involved shooting Wednesday night. Police tape surrounds an area at the 69th Street terminal after an officer involved shooting Wednesday night.
UPPER DARBY, Pa. -

A SEPTA spokesperson tells FOX 29 a man was shot by police after he lunged at two officers with a knife at the 69th Street terminal in Upper Darby.

According to SEPTA, the incident started during an interaction between the suspect and SEPTA police officers. Investigators tell FOX 29 they believe the suspect may have been trying to commit suicide.

The shooting happened around 8 p.m.

There were no injuries to officers or any nearby passengers.

The suspect was taken to Delaware County Memorial Hospital, where police say he is in stable condition with gunshots to his shoulder and side.

FOX 29's Omari Fleming reports the terminal was packed with commuters at the time of the shooting.

While train service was suspended at the terminal, SEPTA says buses were brought in to take passengers to their next stop.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • BREAK FROM HEAT

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:15:38 GMT

    Thursday (83/68): Sun

    Lower Humidity, Not as Hot

    Thursday is going to feature mostly sunny skies and lower humidity. There will be a pleasant NW breeze around 10 mph.  High 83. Enjoy.

     

    The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.

  • Police: Thieves Posed As Cops, Stole $100K From Distribution Center

    Police: Thieves Posed As Cops, Stole $100K From Distribution Center

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:50 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:50:10 GMT
    Police are investigating a six-figure robbery at a distribution center in the city's Fishtown section. They say two thieves made their way in posing as cops.It appears the suspects knew where the place was, and knew how the operation was once they got inside.Chief Inspector Scott Small told reporters that police were called to the Kawa Food Distribution Center in the Fishtown section north of the city center shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.Investigators said the center was preparing to open wh...
    Police are investigating a six-figure robbery at a distribution center in the city's Fishtown section. They say two thieves made their way in posing as cops.It appears the suspects knew where the place was, and knew how the operation was once they got inside.Chief Inspector Scott Small told reporters that police were called to the Kawa Food Distribution Center in the Fishtown section north of the city center shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.Investigators said the center was preparing to open wh...
  • Police: Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Police: Man kills wife, wounds self at New Jersey hospital

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-08-27 21:46:10 GMT
    Authorities say a man shot and killed his wife, then shot himself at a New Jersey hospital around 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday morning.
    Authorities say a man shot and killed his wife, then shot himself at a New Jersey hospital around 9:25 a.m. on Wednesday morning.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices