North Philadelphia

3 Teens Shot in Brewerytown

The victims were all boys ranging from 16 to 18 years old


A shooting in Brewerytown injured three teenage boys Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.

More than 20 bullets were fired on the 2800 block of West Oxford Street around 2:30 p.m., officers said.

A 16-year-old boy was struck twice in the thigh, according to police. An 18-year-old was grazed in the face by one of the bullets. They were both transported to area hospitals and listed in stable condition.

A 17-year-old boy was critically wounded when he was shot once in the chest and another time in the leg, Philly police said.

Authorities said no arrest had been made.

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