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(PHILADELPHIA) — A uniformed police officer was shot three times while investigating illegal drug activity near Philadelphia Friday morning, according to the area’s fire company.

The shooting happened in Folcroft, Pennsylvania, about 13 miles south of Philadelphia.

The officer, whose identity was not released, was hospitalized at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, according to the volunteer fire company in Folcroft. The officer’s condition was not immediately clear.

It was unclear whether a suspect was in custody; police activity is ongoing in the area.

Amtrak has stopped trains in the area as police investigate.

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