Philadelphia police say they have arrested a north Philadelphia man in connection with an ambush shooting that left three teens dead and another injured.
Authorities say the teens were in a car when they were shot Tuesday night in the city’s Juniata section.
Homicide Capt. James Clark says investigators believe it started as a conflict between two groups of young people.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that police have arrested 30-year-old Axel Barreto in a Bensalem motel.
The newspaper says a third teen, 14-year-old Dante Lugo, died Wednesday night at a hospital. Sixteen-year-old Javier Orlandi and 14-year-old Joshua Soto were pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday. The 16-year-old driver was in stable condition.
Police say seven teens were in the car when gunfire erupted.