A 13-year-old girl and a man attending a holiday gathering were likely caught in the fire of a July 4th shooting in Philadelphia’s Ogontz neighborhood.
The shooting occurred around 8:30 p.m. Thursday along Medary Avenue, near North 18th Street, Philadelphia police said.
The teen was struck multiple times in both legs and listed in stable condition at the hospital, investigators said. A 26-year-old man was hit in the right leg and was also hospitalized.
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It appeared likely that stray bullets struck both people as they attended a July 4th party, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
Police didn’t reveal a motive for the shooting.
The search for the shooter or shooters continued Friday.