Boy, 15, being held in Philly subway shooting
Philadelphia police say a 15-year-old boy has surrendered to police in connection with a shooting on a city subway line that left two teenagers injured.
Authorities say the boy’s parents turned him in shortly before 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Police say he faces charges of aggravated assault and other counts related to the shooting on the city’s Broad Street subway line in north Philadelphia.
Investigators believe two groups of students got into a dispute around 2 p.m. Wednesday. They say gunfire erupted and a 14-year-old was shot in the leg and a 17-year-old was shot in the arm. Officials say the older victim has been released from the hospital, but the younger victim remains in critical condition.
Capt. Sharon Seaborough says she ended up reaching out to the suspect’s parents.
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