Two young teens among five wounded in Chester shooting

Slide show above: Police investigate the scene after five people were shot early Wednesday in Chester, Pa. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Friends were playing basketball and others were standing around talking when gunfire broke out, wounding two young teens and three other people shortly after midnight Wednesday in Chester, Pennsylvania, according to police.

A 14-year-old girl was struck in the right foot and a 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg, police said, adding also that one man was shot in the back and thigh, while two more suffered leg wounds.

All five victims were rushed to Crozer-Chester Medical Center, according to CBS3. NBC10 reported they were listed in stable condition. There were no immediate arrests, according to 6ABC.

Posted by Jim MacMillan.


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