PHILADELPHIA, March 6 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Police Officer Robert Wilson III, an 8-year department veteran and father of two, was gunned down during a robbery attempt at a video game store. Two suspects are in custody.
Wilson, 30, was shot several times at close range after he went inside a Game Stop store about 4:30 p.m. Thursday, as part of his patrol duties, police said. Moments later, two armed men burst into the store and announced a robbery. Wilson was in full uniform and was shot at least twice. Police confirmed that one of the shots hit Wilson in the head.