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1 Dead: Teen Shot 6 Times in Strawberry Mansion

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STRAWBERRY MANSION – One person, including a 17-year – old, was killed and two others were wounded after gunfire struck a group of people in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.

At around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday to the 2500 block of North Dover Street, Police was called for the report of a shooting.

Arriving officers found three victims with gunshot wounds.

Police said a 24 – year – old man was shot in the head. He was taken to the Temple University Hospital and was pronounced dead there.

The 17 – year – old was shot six times. He suffered wounds to both arms, both legs, in the hip and torso. However, he is in stable condition now.
Another 24 – year – old who was shot in the leg is in stable condition as well.

Police say the suspect could have used two semi-automatic guns.

Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said that since he was hit so many times throughout his body, it appears that he was an intended target.

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross told that Action News authorities need help with tips. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.

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