Friday Morning a 25 year old Police Officer named Christopher Dorman was shot at least six time according to reports as he investigated a complaint of a person smoking marijuana outside a building in the 1500 block of Elmwood Avenue of the Folcroft Station Apartments.
The officer apparently arrived at the complaint and was hit about 6 times in the neck, face and shoulder. His vest saved his life. The officer was transported to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, according to a hospital spokesman. He was later taken by helicopter to Penn Presbyterian Hospital in West Philadelphia.
The shooting happened around 10:00 A.M. and Police now have four people in custody however It is not known what connection those people, one man and three women, may have to the shooting. Their names have not been released.
The officer has undergone one surgery and another one is being prepared for him.
Officials say Dorman is currently in critical, but stable condition.
The Officer has been with the Folcroft Police Department for approximately one year.