Police search for evidence after three teens were wounded in a shooting incident shortly before midnight Friday in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police said they rushed two teenage boys, ages 15 and 16, to Temple University Hospital, where they were both reported in stable condition after they were shot in a gas station parking lot at Germantown Avenue and Hunting Park Avenue.
The 16-year-old was shot in the back and the 15-year-old suffered a foot wound, police said. According to investigators, the victims were attending sweet sixteen party at a nearby catering hall before they were shot.
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According to a report from 6ABC, investigators said the victims were being chased by another group after an argument at the party.
Two people have been killed and 10 more have been wounded by shootings reported across Philadelphia so far in July.
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