7 Injured, Including Child, in Philadelphia Shooting

shootingOn Monday afternoon, seven people were injured, including a child, during a shooting in Philadelphia. According to local police officials, the suspect has yet to be apprehended.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. on Hilton Street near the intersection of F Street and Kensington Avenue. Police responded to a call of a shooting at a house from an unknown party.

According to police, three adults were transported to Hahnemann University Hospital to be treated for minor bullet graze wounds. The child was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children with a graze wound. The child’s name and age has yet to be released by authorities.

Three other victims were taken to Temple University Hospital for more serious injuries. One victim is currently in stable condition, while the two others are in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. Information regarding the injuries sustained by the three who are being treated at Temple has not been released.

Police stated a shotgun was found at the scene, but no one was taken into custody as of 3:00 p.m. This shooting comes just one day after 10 people were injured during a shooting at a block party in West Philadelphia.
By Alex Lemieux


NBC 10 Philadelphia: Broad Daylight Shooting Leaves 7, Including Child, Wounded in Philadelphia

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