One killed, seven injured in shootout during graduation party in US' Philadelphia; no arrests made yet

Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party.

The Associated Press June 18, 2019 14:14:21 IST
One killed, seven injured in shootout during graduation party in US' Philadelphia; no arrests made yet
  • Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party

  • KYW-TV reports the shooting occurred Sunday shortly before 10.30 pm near South 70th Street and Reed Bird Place

  • Authorities say four teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 suffered gunshot wounds to their legs. Four adults in their 20's were shot in various parts of their body

Philadelphia: Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party.

One killed seven injured in shootout during graduation party in US Philadelphia no arrests made yet

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KYW-TV reports the shooting occurred Sunday shortly before 10.30 pm near South 70th Street and Reed Bird Place. Authorities say four teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 suffered gunshot wounds to their legs. Four adults in their 20s were shot in various parts of their body.

Law enforcement officials have not identified the dead person. Authorities have not provided a motive for the shooting. No arrests have been made.

One of the adults died. The attack was one of several homicides amid a rash of gunfire around the city this past weekend.

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