The suspect was identified as Abdul Wahi. It took about three hours for upwards of 200 police to track down and arrest the alleged shooter. Three others were taken into custody, but they have not yet been charged.
Dorman was hit once in the face, four times in the chest, once in the groin and once in the leg. He was flown by helicopter to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in West Philadelphia.
FOLCROFT, Pa. (WPVI) —
Officer Shot In Delco; Officials ID Suspect Taken Into Custody, By Mike Dougherty, CBS News,
June 24, 2016:
The man who allegedly shot a Folcroft police officer seven times on Friday morning, and opened fire on a second officer, is under arrest.
The officer who was shot is identified as 25-year-old Officer Christopher Dorman. He is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
The suspect is identified as Donte Brooks Island, aka Abdul Wahi. He is charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault and related offenses.
Action News was there Friday as Island was escorted to a patrol car to be taken to his arraignment. He is being held on $1 million bail.
Island had been recently released from prison after serving time for drug and firearms violations, District Attorney Jack Whelan said.
Clergy, citizens and police held hands in prayer Friday night outside the Collingdale Police Department.
The impromptu vigil a show of support for Officer Dorman.
The shooting happened behind an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Elmwood Street around 10 a.m. Friday.
Authorities say Dorman was dispatched to the location for a report of a man possibly dealing drugs.
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