shooting injures child in Philadelphia


The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for suspects wanted in a shooting that injured an 8-year-old child.

The incident happened on Chestnut Street around 6:19 pm Saturday, April 7.

Philadelphia Police Chief Grant Myers said the house was struck several times by gun shots.

An 8-year-old boy in the home was injured by one of the shots that entered the home.

“A bullet grazed the temple of a juvenile at the residence. He was transported by EMS to the hospital and has since been released,” stated Chief Myers.

Police say several bullet casings were recovered from the street in front of the home.

Crime stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest call 855-485-TIPS.

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