Four teens shot during drive-by outside East Germantown corner store

File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro).
File photo. (Credit: Rikard Larma/Metro).

Four teens were hospitalized Saturday night following a drive-by shooting outside an East Germantown corner store.

Police said the victims were outside the Edison Mini Market at North 21st Street and Medary Avenue when, around 8:30 p.m., an unknown vehicle came to a rest at the stop sign and someone opened fire from the passenger side.

Four young men were injured by gunfire.

One victim, 15, was shot in the foot; a second victim, 16, was shot in the calf and ankle; a third victim, 17, was shot in the shoulder and buttocks and a fourth victim, 20, was shot in the buttocks.

All four teens were taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center in stable condition.

Police believe the car used in the crime was a gray or black sedan, possibly with three occupants.

No arrests have yet been made. Anyone with information is asked to call 911, or to submit an anonymous tip by dialing 215-686-TIPS (8477), texting PPD TIP (773847), emailing tips@phillypolice.com or by filling out this online form.


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