Philadelphia Police: The four gunman who opened fire on three adolescents Monday afternoon are being sought by Philadelphia police. According to authorities, two of the three teenagers who were shot are in critical condition at the hospital.
Four masked individuals are seen on surveillance footage firing “rifles and semi-automatic pistols,” according to police, in the city’s Carroll Park neighborhood, totaling more than 60 rounds.
At a press conference, Philadelphia Police Captain James Kearney stated, “You see four men shooting up the block with no care in the world, shooting with an automatic gun going off in broad daylight on the streets of the City of Philadelphia.”
In what police believe to have been a targeted attack, the four suspects exited a more recent Honda CR-V, pulled out their weapons, and began firing, according to investigators. Police are additionally seeking for the car’s driver.
The following is a description of the suspects:
- Suspect No. 1: A man in a black jacket, blue jeans, and white sneakers is wearing a light-colored face mask.
- Suspect number two is an unidentified man wearing a black face mask, a black puffy coat with a hood, black jeans, and black sneakers.
- Suspect number three: unidentified male, light-colored lace mask, black sweatshirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and blue latex gloves.
- Male suspect wearing a black face mask, a black sweatshirt, black jeans, and black sneakers is suspect number 4.
Another mother who ran inside when she heard the gunfire expressed concern for all the nearby youngsters.
The scene yielded one weapon for recovery.
Authorities claim that other rounds were fired just down the street minutes after the three teenagers were hit.
Police were called to the 5500 block of Lansdowne Avenue shortly before 5 o’clock in response to claims of a further unrelated incident. Officers discovered a 45-year-old male who had been shot twice in the leg. He was healthy when he was taken to the hospital.
In connection with that incident, no arrests either.
Philadelphia police advise anyone who sees the criminals to phone 911 right away rather than approaching them.
Philadelphia police are asking anyone with information to call them or submit a tip anonymously online.