Suspects Identified in Block Party Shotgun Shooting That Hurt 11, Including 3 Children - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Suspects Identified in Block Party Shotgun Shooting That Hurt 11, Including 3 Children

Suspects Identified In Block Party Shooting

Police have issued arrest warrants for Kyleif Harley and Dominic Lamar, who they say open fired at a block party in West Philadelphia injuring 11 people. (Published Friday, June 26, 2015)

Detectives have identified two men who they say opened fire on a block party filled with family members and children with a shotgun last Saturday.

Kyleif Harley and Dominic Lamar, both 23, are wanted for the drive-by shooting on the 4100 block of Ogden Street in West Philadelphia on June 20, Lt. John Walker said.

It was around 9 p.m. that night when the men drove to the street and opened fire at least once with the shotgun and then fired several times with a handgun, police said.

The gunfire injured 11 people, eight from the same family, with the youngest victim being a 1-year-old girl. Two boys, an 11- and 12-year-old, were also struck. Police discovered the 11th victim over the course of their investigation.

"It's a blessing though that they made it, seriously," Tyrone Jones, who helped organize the party, told NBC10 this week.

The victims have all been released from the hospital, but some are continuing to be treated because they have shotgun pellets embedded in their bodies that cannot be removed without inflicting more damage, according to the lieutenant.

Walker said Harley and Lamar were looking for a person in that area and appeared to open fire randomly. Both have a criminal background and will face several charges when arrested including attempted murder and aggravated assault.

Anyone with information is asked to call Philadelphia Police's tip line at 215.686.TIPS.

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