Philadelphia cops are pelted and taunted by crowd who cheered for gunman

By STEPHANIE HANEY FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Video has emerged of a crowd taunting and throwing projectiles at police during an eight-hour standoff on Wednesday in Philadelphia during which six officers were shot and two others were held hostage.

The suspect, Maurice Hill, 36, was taken into custody by a SWAT team, emerging with his hands in the air after the authorities shot tear gas into the home where the gunshots were coming from, police source Eric Gripp said.

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