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17-year-old dead, 4 others injured in shooting in Philadelphia's Ogontz section: police

Teen killed, 4 others injured in shooting in Ogontz, police say
Teen killed, 4 others injured in shooting in Ogontz, police say 02:10

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A 17-year-old boy is dead and four other people, including two other teens, were injured in a shooting in Philadelphia's Ogontz neighborhood Monday afternoon, according to police.

Philadelphia police said a group of 15 juveniles were about to board a SEPTA bus in the area of Godfrey and Ogontz Avenues when suddenly two people walked up and began firing multiple rounds at around 3:45 p.m. 

Chopper 3 over quadruple shooting

The 17-year-old, who was a student at Imhotep Institute Charter High School, was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where he died from his injuries, police said. Police later identified him as Dayemen Taylor of the city's Fern Rock section.

The remaining four victims were also taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center and are said to be stable. 

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Two other Imhotep students were also shot, according to the School District of Philadelphia. A 15-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to his shoulder and another 15-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to his buttocks, police said.

Imhotep was closed Tuesday to allow students to mourn their classmate.

Two more victims -- a 71-year-old woman and a 50-year-old woman who were on the SEPTA bus at the time of the shooting -- were struck by gunfire, police said.

The 71-year-old was shot once in the forehead, while the 50-year-old suffered a graze wound to the right forearm, authorities said.  

After shots were fired, the SEPTA bus pulled off and parked about two blocks away before calling police. 

Police Commissioner Kevin Bethel said it appears the 17-year-old boy was targeted by the two assailants. 

The two shooters left the area after the shooting and are still being searched for. SEPTA bus video cameras recorded the entire incident, which will aid police in their investigation.

Philadelphia police provide update on quintuple shooting in Ogontz 05:22

No arrests have been made at this time and the motive is unclear, police said. 

"This is heartbreaking and it's frustrating because it feels like we have been here so many times before," Councilmember Cindy Bass said.

The bus stop is about two blocks away from Imhotep.

Bass, who represents the city's 8th District, said incidents like this are a reminder for parents to be vigilant in the fight to help keep guns off the streets.

"Whether they're ghost guns or whether they are purchased or whether they are stolen, these guns are in someone's home, so you have to run through those drawers, you have to check the closet to keep your young person safe and someone else's family member safe," Bass said.  

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