Philadelphia police officer shot in car

Staff Writer

A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after being shot three times in his patrol car in Philadelphia on Thursday night, CNN affiliate KYW reported. The officer was sitting in his car near an intersection when someone fired 13 shots into the driver's side of the vehicle about 11:30 p.m., KWY reported, citing police. The officer returned fire, striking the alleged shooter, KYW reported. A suspect eventually was arrested an taken to a hospital, according to KYW. The officer also was taken to the hospital, where he underwent surgery for a broken arm. Information about the suspect's condition wasn't immediately available, KYW reported.

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