Children escape injury as stray bullet strikes Point Breeze daycare center

23rd & Mifflin ShootingChildren look through the shattered window of their day care center after it was struck by a stray bullet during a shooting incident Thursday afternoon in Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

23rd & Mifflin ShootingPolice were seeking three men in ski masks after a 20-year-old man was shot four times on Mifflin Street near Point Breeze Avenue, just outside the It’z a Kidz Thang day care center at about 5:45 p.m.

Sources said surveillance video showed three men in a heated exchange before pulling out guns and firing multiple shots, according to NBC10. They identified the wounded man as Rasull Gray and said that five children and three employees were inside at the time of the shooting but escaped injury.

The shooting victim was reported in stable condition at Methodist Hospital, according to CBS3.

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