The Latest: Suspect on parole in gun case when cop shot

FOLCROFT, Pa. (AP) " The Latest on Officer Shot-Pennsylvania (all times local):

6 p.m.:

A man charged with shooting a suburban Philadelphia police officer over a marijuana complaint has been accused of repeated drug violations while on federal parole in a gun case.

Court records show a parole officer for Donte Island requested in September that an arrest warrant be issued and a revocation hearing held.

But there's no sign either occurred.

Island had been in prison from about 2003 to 2013 for being a felon in possession of a gun. The three years of probation that followed was set to end Saturday.

A probation officer reported that he tested positive for marijuana repeatedly last year. The report says that Island said he used the drug to deal with stress. But the officer says he couldn't locate Island at his Folcroft address after July. He was arrested at the same apartment house Friday after the shooting of 25-year-old Officer Christopher Dorman. He was in critical but stable condition.

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5:30 p.m.

A convicted felon is being charged with shooting a police officer seven times and prompting a manhunt that shut down Amtrak service near Philadelphia for two hours.

Folcroft Police Chief Robert Ruskowski says suspect Donte Island is in custody Friday and being charged with two counts each of attempted murder and aggravated assault.

He says Island exchanged gunfire with a second officer after shooting 25-year-old Officer Christopher Dorman.

Dorman was listed in critical but stable condition Friday as he underwent several operations. Authorities say he was shot in the face, leg and groin.

They say his police vest deflected several more shots that could have been life-threatening.

Authorities say Dorman was responding to reports of people smoking marijuana in the area Friday morning when he was shot.

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1:45 p.m.

A Pennsylvania police officer is in critical but stable condition after being shot, while a three-hour manhunt ended with at least one person in custody.

Train service has meanwhile resumed in the area just south of Philadelphia.

Authorities say 25-year-old Folcroft Officer Christopher Dorman was shot several times Friday morning while investigating reports of drug use behind an apartment house.

Folcroft Chief Robert Ruskowski says Dorman was conscious when he was admitted to the hospital and is preparing to undergo a second surgery.

He says the officer's bulletproof vest may have saved his life.

An Amtrak spokesman says about a dozen trains were affected when tracks in the Folsom area were closed for more than two hours. A commuter train line that uses the same tracks was also affected.

This story has been automatically published from the Associated Press wire which uses US spellings

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