Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Tuesday, March 21, 2023

    17-year-old gunned down Thursday in Upper Darby

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    UPPER DARBY, Pa. (YC) – A 17-year-old male is in the hospital following an allegedly armed robbery Thursday.

    Just after 9:15 p.m. Upper Darby & Lansdowne Police responded to the 200 block of Coverly for reports of a gunshot victim.

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    Upon police arrival, they found a 17-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his back.

    The victim told police three black men approached him and when he told them he had nothing they shot him in the back with a silver revolver.

    The actors were described as two light skinned black males and one dark skinned black male.

    The shooting happened at the intersection of Blackburn Road & Union Street in Lansdowne with a trail through the alleyway leading to residence where the victim called the police.

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    Police are gathering surveillance footage from the nearby stores.

    This is an ongoing investigation.

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