The shooting of a Philadelphia police officer in the line of duty is getting a reaction from lawmakers.
FOX's Tonya J. Powers has more:
30-year-old Edward Archer is accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer, saying he was acting "in the name of Islam" when he ambushed officer Jesse Hartnett at point-blank range late Thursday. Archer pledged allegiance to ISIS as well.
House Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul says Archer may have been influenced by social media:
(McCaul) "When you look at the internet traffic coming out of Raqqa, Syria, into the United States every day, 200,000 tweets per day, the message is clear: Kill military, attack military installations, and kill police officers."
Archer is accused of using a stolen police gun in the shooting. Officer Hartnett was taken to a hospital in critical but stable condition.
Tonya J. Powers, FOX News.