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Police search for 5 shooters in high school football ambush

Sep. 28, 2022 14:41 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police said Wednesday that they are searching for five shooters who ambushed a group of teens outside a Philadelphia high school killing one 14-year-old and wounding four other teenagers after a football scrimmage. Nicholas Elizalde, of suburban Havertown, was...

Teen killed, 4 wounded in shooting after football scrimmage

Sep. 27, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 14-year-old youth was killed and four other students wounded in a shooting near a northwest Philadelphia high school athletic field after a football scrimmage, authorities said. Police said players were walking off the field behind Roxborough High School after...

Philadelphia mayor issues ban on guns at city parks, pools

Sep. 27, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order Tuesday banning guns and deadly weapons from the city's indoor and outdoor recreation spaces including parks, basketball courts and pools. The order is the latest attempt by Philadelphia officials to...

July Fourth event shooting causes panic in Philadelphia

Jul. 05, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scores of people watching a Fourth of July fireworks show in Philadelphia ran for cover when gunshots rang out, forcing them to leave behind strollers and other personal items as they sought refuge from what many feared was someone shooting into the crowd. Two...