Police: 5 shot in Ogontz section of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police say at least five people were shot Thursday afternoon on 15th and Conlyn streets in the Ogontz section.

Police say they were taken to Einstein Medical Center and  are expected to be okay.

Police Commissioner Richard Ross is on the scene and says there were people sitting outside when shots rang out, and they were struck. One of the victims, he says, is believed to be 17-years-old, and the others are in their 20s or 30s.

Police see tipped over chairs and believe this may be a targeted shooting. They are looking for surveillance cameras in the area that may have captured the shooting. 

This happened less than 24 hours after six police officers were shot. 

This is a developing story. Stay with KYW Newsradio for the latest. 

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