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GERMANTOWN (WPVI) — A Philadelphia police officer was shot in the face while serving a warrant in the Germantown section of the city on Monday morning.

The officer is identified as 49-year-old Jason Potts, a 20 year veteran of the force and a member of the SWAT team. He is married with three children.

The incident happened in the 4800 block of Knox Street. Commissioner Richard Ross said the officers were looking for a man wanted on a warrant for weapons violations.

“These officers, according to at least one witness, did knock and announce more than once, witnesses heard that. After taking some time to get past at least two doors that’s when they came under fire,” said Ross.

Potts was hit and sustained serious injuries. He is now in critical condition.

Potts suffered heavy bleeding and at least a broken jaw, Ross said. Potts is now deeply sedated but is expected to survive.

A suspect was shot by police gunfire and is in extremely critical condition. That person’s name has not been released.

Ross said the person who opened fire was not the person being sought for the warrant. In fact, Ross said, the person being sought was not in the home.

Reportedly, Potts and his family were planning to start their vacation later today.

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