As we reported earlier, a Philadelphia police officer miraculously survived an attack in which a man approached his patrol car and fired at point blank range:

CBSPhilly reporter Justin Finch, citing police sources, reports on a motive:

Sources tell Eyewitness News the suspect has given a full confession, saying he did it in the name of Islam.

“When you look at the video, this is one of the scariest things I’ve ever seen,” Commissioner Ross said. “This guy tried to execute the police officer. The police officer had no idea he was coming. It’s amazing he’s alive.”

The attacker reportedly fired 13 shots at the officer.