Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Tuesday, March 14, 2023

    Chester City Police hear shots fired as students exit high school

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    CHESTER CITY, Pa. (YC) – Students from Chester High School were leaving just as patrol officers heard several shots being fired nearby.

    Officer immediately began checking the area when they received a call for a man suffering from a gunshot wound on the 1200 block of West 9th St.

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    Upon police arrival, they were led to an alleyway located in the odd side of the 1200 block of West 9th Street, where they discovered a juvenile victim, approximately 16-years-old, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head.

    Due to the severity of the wound, the victim was transported to Crozer Chester Medical Center by responding police personnel.

    Once at Crozer-Chester, the victim was turned over to medical personnel, where he was treated for his injuries.

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    The victim is listed in good condition at this time.

    If anyone has any information regarding this case, they are urged to contact Detective Rhaheem Blanden at 610-447-8420 or [email protected].

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