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Police shoot man in leg who fired at officers during chase in Hunting Park, investigators say

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PHILADELPHIA - Investigators say two Philadelphia police officers were uninjured after they exchanged gunfire with a man during a chase through Hunting Park on Thursday.According to the Philadelphia Police Department, two officers were patrolling the area of 9th Street and Hunting Park Avenue due to an increase in gunpoint robberies inside the park.

Just before 9 p.m., investigators say the officers spotted a man later identified as Naquan Burns near the southwest side of the park talking on his cellphone.

Officer allegedly noticed a "bulge" on Burns' waistband and believed it to be a gun. While still sitting inside a patrol car, police say officers questioned Burns about the bulge and he told them that it was his cell phone.

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