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US: 4 students injured in shooting near school in Philadelphia

WORLD, Nov. 24 (YPA) – At least 4 students were injured in a shooting incident that occurred Wednesday near a school in the US state of Philadelphia, CBS reported.

According to the CBS, the shooting took place about a block from Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia, where school let out early because of parent-teacher conferences.

A 15-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder and thigh, a 15-year-old girl was shot in the shoulder, a 16-year-old boy suffered a graze wound to the face and a gunshot wound to the hand, and a 16-year-old boy was shot in the leg. All four were getting hospital treatment and were in stable condition, the police elaborated

In recent days, the United States has seen several public shootings. Last two days last holiday, five people were killed in a shooting at a Colorado nightclub. On Wednesday, a store employee in Virginia killed six of his colleagues.

According to Gun Violence Archive, which collects information on firearms incidents, more than 600 such incidents have occurred in the United States as of the beginning of this year.