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Phila Police Officer Charged After Firing Shots At Building

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A Philadelphia Police Officer has been charged with Recklessly Endangering another Person, Possessing an Instrument of Crime, and False Reports to Law Enforcement Authorities.

Pharez Morris, the 27-year-old officer fired 13 bullets in the direction of an unspecified building on West Rockland Street in October of last year. 

After the police were called to the scene by a witness, a false 9-1-1 call was made by Morris, to try to distract officers from his discharge.

Morris turned himself in to police today.

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