2 teens dead, 1 injured in West Philadelphia shooting as violent 2021 continues

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Two teenagers are dormant and different is injured aft gunfire erupted connected Wednesday day successful West Philadelphia.

The shooting happened successful the 200 artifact of N. 56th Street.

Police accidental a 16-year-old antheral was changeable aggregate times successful the thorax and stomach. He was pronounced dormant astatine the hospital.

An 18-year-old antheral was besides changeable successful the thorax and stomach. He was besides pronounced dormant a abbreviated clip aft arriving to the hospital.

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The 3rd victim, a 16-year-old male, was changeable erstwhile successful the near shoulder, and is successful unchangeable condition.

Police accidental determination person been nary arrests and nary limb was recovered. Anyone with immoderate accusation is asked to telephone constabulary astatine 215-686-TIPS.

This shooting adds to the staggering decease toll from homicides successful Philadelphia, which has near much than 300 radical dormant truthful acold successful 2021.

This year, homicides-to-date, conscionable halfway done 2021, are higher than the afloat twelvemonth totals successful six of the past 12 years.

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