4 students shot, 1 killed at Philadelphia high school football scrimmage

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  • Five students were shot outside a Philadelphia high school on Tuesday evening.

  • Police said the victims are believed to be members of the school's football team.

  • At least one student has died, according to authorities and local media.

A 14-year-old boy was killed and four other high school students were injured in a shooting outside Roxborough High School in Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

A spokesperson with the Philadelphia Police Department confirmed to Insider that four juveniles were shot around 4:40 p.m. local time outside the high school.

Police later said at a press conference that five people were shot, including the young student who died. The victims were all Roxborough football players who were walking off the field, wrapping up a scrimmage between three teams when the shooting took place, according to authorities.

The boy who died played for the Roxborough football team but attended a magnet school nearby, local media reported. 

Police said a light green Ford Explorer drove up and two gunmen in the car fired at least 70 shots before the vehicle took off westbound.

The 14-year-old who died was hit at least once in the chest. Authorities said another 14-year-old was shot in the leg and remained in stable condition, while a 17-year-old victim was hit four times and is also in stable condition.

No arrests had been made in the incident as of Tuesday evening.

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