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where this event came to a fiery and violent conclusion. >> reporter: it sure did jim and traffic moving along again here on the vine street expressway from our vantage point up here we see the charred pave many where it came to an end, this was a kay ott ecscene right on the main artery of the vine street expressway, vehicles in flames and bullets and one bullet hitting a state trooper right in the shoulder. >> it was like a scene out of a movie, a school bus and car burning on 676 in center city right at the end of rush hour and rapid gun fire rang out on the roadway. >> sure enough there was state police with their guns drawn maybe a half dozen of them and pop pop pop. there was gun fire. >> state police trooper patrick casey was shot in the shoulder in the exchange of gun fire this began at 9:30 when trooper casey
went to back up two other troopers that pulled over the white sedan for an expired renlstration, they got all four occupants out of the car and handcuffed one, that is when we were told that the juvenile suspect jumped in the car and took off on to 676 east. >> trooper casey's car was rammed by the suspect vehicle and at some point the suspect car came alongside the trooper's car and the suspect began firing from his car at trooper casey. >> trooper casey was hit in the shoulder and the suspect lost control of the white sedan and slammed into the back of a school bus and both burst into flames, only the bus driver was on board and was not injured. you can see if video the troopers chasing after the suspect with guns drawn. >> police kept telling the guy to put the gun down, for two
minutes they must have said put the gun down, put the gun down, video shows state police with two in custody and we are told that one is the juvenile shootinger. >> nobody was the trooper was injured during all of this considering it happened at the end of morning rush, the handgun, weapon was recovered at the scene. >> sara thank you. we want to show you again the video taken by an "action news" viewer in the westbound lanes of the vine street expressway, he was able to see two troopers running after the suspect on the other side of the expressway way, this was after the gunman's car crashed into the bus setting them both ablaze. the suspect was apprehended and is custody. "action news" reporter wendy saltzman is live at the barracks tonight.
wendy the alleged gunman in custody and two others are still at large. >> reporter: that is right. two suspects are still on the loose, and police are telling us that they are identifying and trying to track down the third person. the fourth person is still a mystery, if that isn't disturbing enough they have been on the road since this morning and the drama doesn't end there, the father of the 17-year-old juvenile is here, he says his son say goodbye he just made a mistake. >> -- they -- he is a good kid. >> it was one day but you don't know where he got the gun?
>> no. >> do you think it belonged to him or someone else? >> this is my son, i love him with all my heart. no matter what happened i am there for my son. >> now, there was one individual who was handcuffed at the scene, police say while they were in pursuit of the 17-year-old shooter, they left three individuals behind stranded on the side of 676 near university. that was one of the handcuffed people that had at that point had been handcuffed on the side of 676, that is when the accomplice, the 17-year-old juvenile fled and now they believe they know who the third person is and they are asking your help for the fourth person, believed to be a hispanicmal with facial air on his chin and has a blue or black cast on his
arm and tattoo sleeve on his left and last seen with a black hat with a white star. police say they would not be able to tell us if any of these individuals had a criminal past. the father told us he had no idea where the gun came from and does not believe it belonged to his son. the 17-year-old was here at the barracks being interviewed and is taken to the hospital complaining of leg pain. i'm wendy saltzman channel 6 "action news." >> wendy, thank you lets switch live to vernon odom at hahnemann hospital where the state trooper is being treated. >> vernon what can you tell us from there? >> reporter: he is listed in stable condition and will remain in the hospital at least overnight for observation, and that bullet remains lodged in his left shoulder, doctors decided to leave it there for the time being.
>> top poeshls like the mayor and district attorney poured into the emergency room after trooper casey was wounded. word came later that he received a gunshot wound to his shoulder and he will make a full recovery. >> he asked me how i was doing? i said well that is not the question right now, the question is how are you doing? >> casey's parents, brother and fiance remained at his side all day, in addition to top officialed checking on him. he got a call from harrisburg. >> governor wolf contacted casey and they spoke for a short period of time and he conveyed his authorities and prayers to trooper casey. >> jim so far the state police brass has not told us whether or not trooper casey was wearing his bulletproof vest when things went down so violently on the
schuylkill expressway this morning, i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you vernon our coverage of this story continues on 6abc.com. there you will find dozens of images and videos from the scene. we have breaking news now from chopper 6 hd police in chester township are investigating an accident involving a train and a tractor trailer. chopper 6 hd is live over the unit block of commerce drive at 5:25, the two vehicles collided with the truck coming to rest it overturned and at this time there is no transports, no word on why the two contacted one another, that is the scene from chester township. police agencies from across buck county are joining forces to make sure your thanksgiving is a safe one, representatives from nine departments came together in southhampton to
announce a series of dui check point as head of the holiday, the wednesday before thanksgiving is often called black wednesday in the tavern industry, because of the boost in business that many bar owners see and while it's great to have fun, drinking and driving will not be tolerated. today's check point announcement was made at the site where four teens were killed in a drunk driving crash 30 years ago. the holiday tree is now in place at city hall, workers were busy unloading the tree from a flat bed truck and hoisting it into place in the courtyard, over the next several days the tree will be trimmed with lights and decorations, the official tree lighting is scheduled for december 3rd. you watch the festivities live here on channel 6, rick williams and cecily tynan will host our special philadelphia celebrates the holidays and erin o'hearn
reports from the rothman ice rink and it begins at 7:30 on december 3rd. coming up on "action news" tonight, a historic shop docked in philadelphia gets the money to stay afloat. this week can you understand if turkeys are a little bit nervous, not so for bob and fred, i'm nora muchanic in burlington county, why these two turkeys have nothing to worry about. >> they have nothing to worry about for thanksgiving tonight is a chilly night and then warmer air on the way and then changes over the weekend. >> ducis rogers has the eagles lions preview when that and more.
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if you like preservation you'll like this. a historic vessel docked in philadelphia now has the money it needs to stay afloat. the organization works to save the ss united states says it raised 6$600,000 over the last seven weeks enough to maintain the ship into next year. they say they no longer have to sell the ship for scrap and they hope to turn it into a museum. the newest judge on the family court of delaware took the bench this afternoon, jennifer ramsey donned her robe and joined the others at the courthouse and governor jack markell had some remarks. she previously served on the department of youth and
families. new at 6:00 tonight there are a couple of birds in burlington county are strutting around without a care in the world and that is notable because they are turkey sfwlz this time of year you can understand if turkeys are nervous but bob and fred have nothing to worry about, winding up stuffed on the thanksgiving table is not a possibility for these guys, they are petted living in relative luxury where brandon jones loves them like family. >> they are more like family, i never dreamed i'd have turkeys that are now 13 years old and i have gotten so much enjoyment and fun out of them. bob is a shy bird, he has a bum legs and limps and he admits he is their favorite. fred gets jealous of all the attention i give to bob. these teenage turkeys used to
belong to a neighbor but are hanging around brenda's house, i grew more attached to them and started feeding them more. >> they live in sturdy backyard pens where they gobble up the backyard grapes and sun flower seeds and fred say wild turkey. >> fred has a number of turkeys. >> they are domestic turkeys a breed called royal palm, generally considered too small for thanksgiving, they want something over 22 pounds but they are the most ornamental and beautiful of all turk dwri sfwlz they would not consider eating them for dinner and she is opting for something other than turkey. >> i think i'm going to have pasta. >> i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news."
>> what is that? >> time to leave tampa bay behind and look ahead to the detroit lions. >> i'll give him that much. can the eagled turn this around and can they beat the lions on thursday, and before we answer that we have to ask another question, who will the quarterback be. >> the eagles quarterback situation is still a mystery and it sure appears that is by design. >> i'll start one of them. >> we'll see. >> sanchez will prepare to start but he told us that he and bradford took first team repped at florida today. bradford speaking for the first time since being injured against the dolphins. >> it continues to progress, i would like to be out there but ultimately it will be in the trainers and coaches hands. >> bradford says it's the injury
to the none throwing shoulder and not the concussion. he admitted to having memory loss. >> have you to have a short memory, either way short, bad or indifferent, and ready to move on and we need to do that in a timely fashion and we have done that with the preparation and we are ready to role. that is what bradford is trying to do, the fact that it's a short week puts him in a bind. >> we need this game bad, i hope i'm out there. >> with the eagles, jaime apody, channel 6 "action news." temple owls are set to deplete what could only be described address a successful regular season, saturday they host uconn in the regular season finale. it was a spirited practice and a win saturday would give them the first 10 win regular season in
team history and give them a spot in the championship game on december 5th. >> we can make history and do something that has never been done. we can accomplish anything we want to. well, they finally got a win last night, we knew it would happen eventually. not them. we are talking about the flyers, they beat carolina last night to win their first home game in a month, the rookie shane turned out to be a hero, he scored 24-seconded into overtime to give the flyers a 3-2 victory, their third victory in the past 14 gamed but they'll take it. >> we have to play every minute, day in and day out. good teams do it, and we need to find a way to make sure everybody is ready to go and go for 60 minutes. >> hopefully they get going and it's contagious to the other
cam is taking a look at a place that will be very busy on thursday, eakins oval, not busy today but you can see the blue skies and sunshine and temperatures on the cool side, the high was 50 degrees, but the accuweather highlights show no baernl woes for travelers and thank giving is looking mild. tomorrow if you are traveling north on i-95 to boston or west to pittsburgh, we are looking at sunny dry conditions and seasonable conditions and great weather for traveling and thanksgiving are you ready for a warm-up? some clouds early in the day and very mild, at 9:00, 48 degrees and by 3:00, up to 63 degrees. looking really good and warming up more as we head to black friday, right now a chill in the air, and philadelphia 47 degrees, allentown 42 and millville 46 and wilmington 46 degrees, and lows today in the
$2, satellite 6 along with action radar showing we have a veil of high thin clouds mainly north of philadelphia, now that the sun has set these clouds are breaking up and you have to go way out to the west to have a storm system, this is bringing heavy rain, to northern california, some mountain snow and this storm will slowly be moving to the east and really have you to go far out to the west, to encounter weather problems, a moon lit sky and winter chill, philadelphia 32 degrees, trenton 28 and millville and reading down to 25 degrees, and wilmington down to 30, definitely take a winter coat tonight, and the next few days high pressure is the weather maker, this is nudging off the eastern seaboard and that keeps us dry and temperatures in the low 50s tomorrow and low 60s on thursday and upper 60s on friday.
sunshine and the cool side tomorrow, 7:00, 35 degrees, by 10:00, 45, and by 5:00, 52 degrees. and then for thanksgiving if you head to the parade you want to a winter coat in the morning, by 10:00 up to 51 and by noon when santa heads up the art museum steps it will be pretty mild, 58 degrees and great news for the balloon handlers, the winds are light and easy for them. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, tomorrow lots of sunshine and seasonable with a high of 53 degrees where we should be for this time of year and thursday it warms quickly, 63 degrees, not quite as bright and sunny and friday near record warmth, philadelphia's record is 73 and not a record here but allentown the record is low 60s, a good
chance of a new record there, and then on saturday, things begin to change, early showers and late sunshine and 52 and should be dry for the temple game and behind that system we cool off to $48s on sunday and monday and tuesday, looking damp, chilly on monday, 49 degrees and tuesday as the storm system cuts across the great lakes, we'll get periods of rain but warmer air with a high of 54 degrees, but great weather for traveling and great weather for the parade. can't ask for much more than that. a thanksgiving tradition continued today, the crew from the radio stake teamed up with city team philadelphia, to provide food for needy families for the holidays and matt o'donnell stopped by to present a $1,000 check for the effort
from channel 6. "action news" continues at 10:00 on phl 17 with brian taff and sharrie williams and adam joseph and ducis rogers and then join us for a special report at 11:00 here on channel 6. consumer reporter, nydia han has a hidden camera test, see how safe your packages are on when left outside by delivery service sfwlz we do get a lot of complaintses about people stealing packages we decide to do an undercover test. >> what do you think about that? >> that is brazen. >> protect your holiday packages this holiday season tonight on "action news" at 11:00. >> for cecily tynan and ducis rogers and the entire "action news" team. i'm jim gardner, we hope you'll join us for "action news" at 11:00.
we have breaking news as we come on the air tonight. they have now urging calm in chicago. the new video just released. the police chief, the major pleading for peace after an officer is now charged with first degree murder, accused of continuing to shoot a black teenager as he lay dying. also breaking tonight, the new fbi alert now issued right here at home. just as millions travel for thanksgiving, fears now of a copy cat terror attack. heightened security at soft targets. meantime tonight, authorities say another major plot in paris, stopped in its tracks. this stunning image. the russian fighter jet taking aim at isis, shot out of the sky by turkey. the search for the pilots. the thanksgiving storm we're tracking. wind, rain, snow. where it hits tomorrow. and the thanksgiving