Four High School Students Wounded in Philadelphia Drive-By Shooting

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Four students were wounded successful a drive-by shooting Wednesday, a artifact distant from Philadelphia’s Overbrook High School.

Students were fto retired of schoolhouse 3 hours aboriginal connected Wednesday and the incidental occurred portion immoderate were inactive gathered nearby, CBS News noted.

Two 15-year-old girls and 2 16-year-old boys were lasting extracurricular a quality salon astir a artifact from the schoolhouse astatine 11:30 a.m. erstwhile idiosyncratic wrong a passing conveyance opened fire, the New York Times reported. Each pupil was struck by astatine slightest 1 round, and 2 were struck twice.

Philadelphia School District’s Chief Of School Safety Kevin Bethel says 8 students person been changeable truthful acold this schoolhouse twelvemonth @CBSPhiladelphia

— Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) November 23, 2022

Philadelphia lawman constabulary commissioner John Stanford lamented the incident, calling it, “Just different incidental of weapon unit successful our city.”

Four teenagers were injured successful a shooting adjacent a precocious schoolhouse successful West Philadelphia connected Wednesday, conscionable aft classes were dismissed for Thanksgiving break, the authorities said.

— The New York Times (@nytimes) November 23, 2022

The city’s schools superintendent, Tony B. Watlington, said, “We’re going to person to person immoderate existent superior assistance to get our arms astir our metropolis occupation with these guns.”

The conveyance from which the shots were fired was described arsenic a silver Hyundai SUV.

Gun unit has raged successful Philadelphia during 2022. On September 30 the Philadelphia Tribune noted that the metropolis reached the threshold of 400 homicides for the year.

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