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Suspect in Block Party Shooting That Hurt 11 Turns Self Into Philadelphia Police

One of two men identified by detectives as having opened fire on a pre-Father's Day block party filled with family members and children turned himself into Philadelphia Police Monday afternoon.

Investigators named Kyleif Harley and Dominic Lamar, both 23, as suspects in the drive-by shooting on the 4100 block of Ogden Street in West Philadelphia on June 20.

Lamar's attorney joined him as he surrendered to Southwest Detectives Monday. Harley remained on the loose -- a $10,000 reward is being offered for his capture and conviction.

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It was around 9 p.m. on June 20 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 attending the cookout, 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.

The victims were all released from the hospital, but some continued to be treated because they have shotgun pellets embedded in their bodies that cannot be removed without inflicting more damage, said  Lt. John Walker.

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

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

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