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At least seven children were shot in Philadelphia

At least seven children were shot in Philadelphia

There have been several shooting incidents in recent days on public transportation in Philadelphia. Here's a picture from Monday.

PHOTO: KYLE MAZZA/SOPA IMAGES/SHUTTERST/SHUTTERSTOCK EDITORIAL/IBL

Three people died and four were injured in the past 48 hours in addition to the shooting that occurred on Wednesday.

PHOTO: KYLE MAZZA/SOPA IMAGES/SHUTTERST/SHUTTERSTOCK EDITORIAL/IBL

The shooting reportedly occurred in the Rising Sun area of ​​northeast Philadelphia. according to CBS News The local school district said at least seven children were shot.

Police have not yet announced the ages of those who were shot.

According to CBC News, this is a so-called “drive-by,” possibly with three of the perpetrators shooting at a bus stop from a car. A public transit bus is also said to have been hit by more than a dozen bullets, but everyone sitting on the bus is said to have escaped unharmed.

Four seriously injured

The shooting is supposed to have occurred shortly before 3 p.m. local time. According to information received by CBS News, four of those who were shot were seriously injured, but all the victims were said to have been taken to hospital.

At least one of the children who were shot must have had very serious injuries.

There have been several shooting incidents on public transportation in the city recently. Earlier today, Fox29 reported Three dead and four wounded Regarding buses in the last 48 hours.

There are currently no arrests or any information about a possible motive behind the shooting. According to information from CBS News, police are searching for a dark-colored Hyundai car.

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