Police: 2 teenagers shot in parking lot of Port Richmond Wawa
PHILADELPHIA - Authorities say a teenager who was shot while sitting inside a car with another teen ran into a Philadelphia Wawa for help.
Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 2500 block of Aramingo Avenue for reports of a shooting.
Police found a 15-year-old suffering from gunshot wounds to the left arm and armpit, and rushed him to Temple Hospital where he was placed in stable condition.
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After being shot, police say the teen ran into a nearby Wawa to ask for help. He was sitting inside a car with another 15-year-old when someone fire into the vehicle, striking both teens.
Police say the second 15-year-old gunshot victim was driven by someone to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he was also placed in stable condition.
No arrests were reported immediately following the double shooting.
A resident who lives near the Port Richmond Wawa told FOX 29 that violence in the parking lot has been increasing.
"I'm honestly not really surprised, there is a lot of stuff that goes on at that Wawa parking lot, it seems to drawn a lot of criminal activity," Natalie Shaak said.