According to the Philadelphia Police Department, a gunshot that happened Thursday night in a schoolyard in Philadelphia resulted in seven injuries, six of them being children.
At around 5:52 p.m. on Thursday, police discovered numerous shooting victims at a schoolyard of the James G. Blaine School in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. Six individuals were then taken to local hospitals by authorities, including five children and a 31-year-old woman who was shot twice but is currently in stable condition.
In the playground, shots were fired at a 2-year-old girl, a 13-year-old boy, a 15-year-old male, and two 16-year-old boys. All are getting treatment at nearby hospitals and are in stable condition, according to the police.
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A 17-year-old teenager who had also been lightly wounded by a bullet was taken to a nearby hospital by Uber. According to the police, his health is stable.
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