College-Bound Student Dies as Shooters Open Fire Outside Corner Store

Police believe at least 3 gunmen opened fire on a group of people outside of G&R Mini Market in Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood

What to Know

  • Kaseem Anre Rogers died in a triple shooting outside G&R Mini Market in Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood.
  • Up to three shooters opened fire on a group of people.
  • Rogers was set to attend Lackawanna College next month, family says.

Three gunmen opened fire outside a Frankford corner store leaving a college-bound teenager dead and two other people injured Monday night.

The shooting occurred outside the G&R Mini Market at Harrison and Tackawanna streets in Philadelphia around 8:15 p.m.

A 19-year-old, identified by family members and police as Kaseem Anre Rogers, was shot multiple times and died a short time later at the hospital. Rogers lived about a block away and was set to attend Lackawanna College in January, family said.

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Rogers had just gotten food inside the store and was out front eating when gunshots rang out, an employee at the store said.

A 27-year-old woman was shot once in the left shoulder while an 18-year-old man was shot once in the lower back. They were both taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition.

Police found evidence that three separate guns were used to fire at least nine shots, investigators said.

There were customers and employees inside the store at the time but none of them were hurt despite bullets going through the front door and window and striking a display fridge.

No motive or suspects have been named.

Correction: This story has been edited to properly describe the address of the shooting location. It occurred at Harrison and Tackawanna streets.

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