Police: Boy, girl shot in South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) Police are investigating a double shooting on the 2100 block of Etting Terrace in South Philadelphia.

The shooting happened inside a home around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

Police say a 13-year-old boy was shot once in the left hand. He was transported to UPenn where he’s listed in stable condition. According to police, a 12-year-old girl was shot once in the right knee. She was transported to Children’s Hospital. 

Witnesses in the home say the 13-year-old was seen carrying gun through a rear alley. According to police, it was an accidental discharge. Police have not found the gun at this time.

Police say an arrest has been made.

Both of the children are expected to be OK.



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