A 24-year-old man was shot by police during a scuffle outside the I&S mini market in Wynnefield Tuesday night.
During the fight, the suspect punched one officer in the face and pulled a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun from his pocket, Small said.
Another officer shot the suspect in the abdomen.
The suspect was taken to Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in critical condition, where he underwent surgery last night.
The officer who fired the shot was taken to speak with Internal Affairs investigators, as per police protocol, Small said.