A teenager who was killed as he tried to carjack an individual in Philadelphia was charged in connection to the incident. philidelphia shooting, The 17-year-old is facing two counts of robberyand one charge of attempted carjacking and weapons-related allegations, FOX Philadelphia said. The teenager was on probation in a county nearby at the time the shooting took place.
He was allegedly accused of carjacking the Honda Civic with two people inside on Jan. 28 shortly before midnight, the outlet reported.
Police say the gun pointed at two people who have an authorization to carry a gun. The person who shot the teenager in the chest and the shoulder.
Nine people were killed on the streets of Philadelphia late on Saturday, with two critically injured according to the police.
Multiple shooters walked out of a car within the Kensington neighborhood of the Pennsylvania city and started shooting, firing around 40 rounds, Philadelphia First Deputy Police Commissioner John Stanford told a televised news conference.
The wounded were admitted to hospital Seven of them were in stable health, he added.
The person who was shot by the shooters who returned to the vehicle but left it, was unidentified the man. Stanford said, adding that police were looking into the incident.
The violence follows a string of U.S. school shootings that have killed dozens and wounded this year and has triggered a lengthy U.S. debate over gun control. One of the most deadly was in May, when a gunman shot dead 20 children as well as two adult victims in Uvalde, Texas. philidelphia shooting, One person was killed and 20 others wounded at the end of Halloween night, in the shootings of Kansas City and Chicago.