VIDEO: At least 6 unaccounted for – and no one alive inside – after house set afire amid shooting near Philadelphia, official says

  • Source: CNN
  • Published: 02/08/2024 12:00 AM

Investigators are still working to get into a Philadelphia-area home as at least six members of a family remain unaccounted for after officers responding the prior afternoon to a report a child had been shot there were struck by gunfire and the home set ablaze, a district attorney said. Authorities “have reason to believe” a relative who shot at the officers from the East Lansdowne home is among as many as eight people unaccounted for, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer said in a Wednesday news conference and an interview with CNN affiliate KYW-TV. The work Thursday was deemed a “recovery effort,” with nobody alive inside the “unstable” home where hot spots still burned, he told reporters. Detectives were methodically going through the crime scene with excavation experts and a drone.


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