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PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 08: A Philadelphia Eagles flag-bearer flies the team logo after the first score of the game against the Tennessee Titans during the first quarter of a preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field on August 8, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Corey Perrine/Getty Images)

This is awesome!  And obviously so incredibly well deserved!  The Eagles honored the 6 officers who were shot in the standoff at tonight’s pre-season game against the Ravens.

The Philadelphia Police Department on Thursday identified the six officers wounded in the gunfire:

  • Officer Joshua Burkitt, 26, a 2-year veteran assigned to the 24th District, suffered a gunshot wound to the left hand
  • Officer Michael Guinter, 32, a 12-year veteran on the Narcotics Strike Force, suffered gunshot wounds to both arms
  • Officer Shaun Parker, 32, an 11-year veteran assigned to the Narcotics Strike Force, suffered a graze wound to the head
  • Officer Nathaniel Harper, 43, a 19-year veteran assigned to the Narcotics Strike Force, suffered a gunshot wound to the left leg
  • Officer Ryan Waltman, 42, a 12-year veteran assigned to the 39th District, suffered a gunshot wound to the right hand
  • Officer Justin Matthews, 31, a 3-year veteran assigned to the 16th District, suffered a graze wound to the left leg