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Police Shoot Gunman Outside Baby Shower

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An argument outside a baby shower in Philadelphia's Olney section leads to a shoot-out.

Philadelphia police say around 1 o'clock Sunday morning, two officers driving near 2nd and Nedro Street saw a man shooting at an SUV, whose driver was shooting back.  When officers got out of their cruiser, the man, identified as 25-year-old Vanna Sok, turned around and pointed his gun at police. That's when one of the officers shot Sok in the head. He was taken to Einstein Medical Center where he is listed in extremely critical condition.

After the shooting, people started pouring from the home. Police say the situation quickly grew into an all out melee. Officers called for back-up, and one person in the crowd was tasered by police.

Then, around 9:45 on Sunday morning, Homicide Detectives issued a search warrant for a home on the 4600 block of Deveraux Ave. They believed the man inside was the driver of the SUV. After a brief stand-off with police, the man surrendered.

The situation is under investigation by Philadelphia's Internal Affairs unit.

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