Three hurt in Kensington drive-by shooting

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Two men and a teenage boy were injured in drive-by gunfire in Kensington early Wednesday.
Credit: Metro file photo

Three people were injured in a drive-by shooting in Kensington early this morning.

The triple shooting happened about 2 a.m. on the 2800 block of North Lee Street, police said.

Two victims, including a 13-year-old boy, were taken by police to Temple University Hospital for treatment. Two men, ages 19 and 25, sustained single gunshot wounds to the lower parts of their legs, while the boy was shot in his right hip.

One of the men was transported by private vehicle to Episcopal Hospital, police said.

A green conversion van with tinted windows was involved in the shooting, according to police.

Police patrolling the area heard approximately 10 gunshots, prompting them to respond to Lee and Cambria streets.

Philadelphia police were to review surveillance cameras in the area to help identify suspects.


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