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Police make more arrests, say all 3 suspects have been caught in killing of Philadelphia officer

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities have announced two more arrests in connection with an airport parking garage shooting that killed a Philadelphia police officer and wounded one officer last week. First Deputy Commissioner Frank Vanore says Alexander Batista-Polanco and Hendrick Peña-Fernandez were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively. Both are 21. Peña-Fernandez is from Pennsauken, New Jersey. Batista- Polanco is from Scranton, Pennsylvania. Authorities had indicated there were additional suspects on Monday, when they arrested 18-year-old Yobranny Martinez Fernandez in New Jersey. Philadelphia Police Officer Richard Mendez was shot and killed while he and Officer Raul Ortiz were investigating a car break-in last Thursday night.

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