In the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood of Philadelphia on Thursday evening, there was a shooting that resulted in the injury of six people, including a 2-year-old girl, the child’s mother, and five teenagers.
The incident took place just before six o’clock in the evening near the intersection of 31st and Norris streets, which is close to the James G. Blaine School, according to the police.
“This has been a fairly quiet portion of the 22nd district for quite some time now,” said Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw. “At this point we’re piecing everything together to figure out if this is retaliatory, if some of those victims were intended or not, but it’s still really early to tell.”
According to the authorities, the young child, who was only two years old, had one gunshot wound to her left thigh. She was sent to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where her condition was classified as stable upon arrival. A hand wound was inflicted onto a young child of 13 years of age. According to the police, he was also transported to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where his status was reported to be stable.
Two gunshots were fired into the chest of a male juvenile aged 15. According to the police, he was in stable condition when he was transferred to Temple University Hospital. A young man of 16 years old was injured when he was shot in the arm. According to the police, he was transported to Temple University Hospital, where his condition was reported to be stable.
According to the authorities, a second male teenager aged 16 years old was shot twice, once in the right arm and once in the right thigh. After being brought into custody, he was sent to the Jefferson University Hospital, where his condition was reported to be stable.
According to the police report, a male victim aged 17 suffered a grazing cut to the thigh. After being transported by Uber, he arrived safely at Jefferson University Hospital, where his condition was reported to be stable.
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According to the authorities, the woman who is 31 years old and is the mother of the child who is 2 years old was shot twice in the thigh. In addition, she was transported to Temple University Hospital, where the patient’s condition was listed as stable. Students from The School District of Philadelphia were the young people that were shot.
Mayor Jim Kenney issued a message on Twitter in which he referred to the incident as “heartbreaking.” In connection with the incident, the police have stated that they are searching for three guys. A gray 2011-2016 Hyundai Elantra with four doors and an unidentified Pennsylvania license plate was seen being driven by the suspects.
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