Philadelphia, PA – Four high school students were shot as they left Overbrook High School in Philadelphia on Wednesday for early dismissal ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The incident occurred at about 11:30 a.m. on November 23 at the intersection of West 60th and Oxford Streets, a block from the high school located in the 5800-block of Lancaster Avenue, WTXF reported.
Police said students were released from school three hours early due to the impending holiday and shots rang out just a few minutes after dismissal.
Two teenage boys and two teenage girls were shot outside of the A&D Minimarket, WTXF reported.
Authorities believe that all four of the wounded juveniles are students at Overbrook High School.
This city is a damn war zone!
— AC (@ACinPhilly) November 23, 2022
All four gunshot victims were transported to nearby hospitals by ambulance, WTXF reported.
Police have not yet released the identities of the wounded teens, nor have they provided any information on their medical conditions.
WHYY reported the students were listed in stable condition at the hospital.
Four Overbrook High School students – two boys and two girls – were shot just after dismissing for Thanksgiving break, according to Philly Police. It happened outside if A&D Minimarket at 60th and Oxford Streets @CBSPhiladelphia pic.twitter.com/cI6afUZxaY
— Matt Petrillo (@MattPetrillo) November 23, 2022
4 high school students shot about a block from Overbrook High School. pic.twitter.com/M8UlDN1lPp
— John Paul (@JPaulOnAir) November 23, 2022
#BREAKING: @PhillyPolice tell me 4 Overbrook HS students were shot outside a beauty shop at Oxford and 60th streets. Police say their injuries are non-life-threatening @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/TErp5V1zRf
— Kelly Rule (@KellyRuleTV) November 23, 2022
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