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Stray Bullet Goes Through Window of Strawberry Mansion High School

The bullet struck through a window of the third floor at Strawberry Mansion High School on the 3100 block of Ridge Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

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    Stray Bullet Strikes School

    A stray bullet struck through a third floor window at Strawberry Mansion High School. Fortunately no one was hurt during the incident. It was one of three shooting incidents to occur in the same area Wednesday. During the second incident, an 18-year-old boy was shot and injured. In the third incident, a man was shot and killed.

    (Published Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018)

    A Philadelphia high school was placed on lockdown after a stray bullet went through a window.

    The bullet pierced through a window of the third floor at Strawberry Mansion High School on the 3100 block of Ridge Avenue Wednesday around 3:30 p.m.

    A spokesperson for the Philadelphia School District told NBC10 classes had already been dismissed before the incident and most of the students were gone. However, some students were still participating in after school activities when the shooting took place, police said.

    No injuries were reported and the lockdown was later lifted.

    "I'm not really surprised at all," Khalil Atkins of Strawberry Mansion told NBC10. "Back when I was going here back in 2009, every time school lets out they got to have police cars here."

    About 15 minutes after the Ridge Avenue incident, another shooting occurred about a block away on the 2200 block of North 30th Street. An 18-year-old man was shot in the chest and a bullet also struck a home and a vehicle in the area.

    The teen was taken to Temple University Hospital and is in stable condition.

    A third shooting occurred a few blocks away on 26th and York streets shortly after 5:30 p.m. A 36-year-old man was shot once in the head and multiple times in the body by an unidentified gunman. The man was pronounced dead at 5:52 p.m.

    Police have not confirmed whether the three shootings are related but continue to investigate. No arrests have been made in any of them.

    If you have any information, please call Philadelphia police.