NEW INFORMATION: 2 students shot in Philly school gym; boy held

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say up to three boys may have been involved in the shooting of a couple of fellow students at a Philadelphia high school gym.

They say one boy has been captured near his home and one or two more are being sought.

The shooting happened Friday at the Delaware Valley Charter High School in north Philadelphia.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the gun hasn't been found.

He says surveillance video shows a group of students hanging around when the shooting happened. He says it's unclear if the shooting was accidental or intentional but it "doesn't look like an active shooter type of situation."

A male student and a female student were shot, each in an arm. They're hospitalized in stable condition.

A spokesman for the school district hasn't responded to a call seeking comment.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) --Police say they've captured a boy who shot two fellow students at a Philadelphia high school gym.

They say the shooting happened at the Delaware Valley Charter School in north Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the shooter was captured near his home but the gun hasn't been recovered. He says surveillance video shows a group of students hanging around when the shooting happened.

He says it's unclear if the shooting was accidental or intentional but it "doesn't look like an active shooter type of situation."

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot. Each student was shot in an arm.

The students have been taken to a hospital near the school. Police say they're in stable condition.

A spokesman for the school district hasn't responded to a call seeking comment.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) --Police say they've captured a boy who shot two students at a Philadelphia high school gym.

They say the shooting happened at the Delaware Valley Charter School in north Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the shooter "was captured not too far from his home" but the gun hasn't been recovered. He says it's unclear if the shooting was accidental or intentional.

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot. Each student was shot in an arm.

The students have been taken to a hospital near the school. Police say they're in stable condition.

A spokesman for the school district hasn't responded to a call seeking comment.

It's the second U.S. school shooting this week. Authorities say a seventh-grader opened fire Tuesday in a New Mexico middle school gym, wounding two classmates.
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) --Police say two students have been shot at a Philadelphia high school and the shooter may have been a fellow student and is on the loose.

They say the shooting happened inside the gymnasium of the Delaware Valley Charter School in north Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.

Authorities say a male student and a female student were shot. Each student was shot in an arm.

The students have been taken to a hospital near the school. Police say they're in stable condition.

A spokesman for the school district hasn't responded to a call seeking comment.


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