Philadelphia: Two Football Players Shot After Game at Simon Gratz High School

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
October 4, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Two football players were shot in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania late Friday night after the football game between Simon Gratz and Dobbins High School. 

The teens were shot near a Chinese food restaurant along the 4200 block of N. 15th Street, reported NBC.

That is in the Hunting Park neighborhood.

One of the players, 16, was shot in the left buttock, right thigh, and left calf.

The other, 17, was shot in the right calf.

Both were transported to Temple University Hospital in stable condition.

Gratz had won the game against Dobbins.

Witnesses said that both teens were wearing football uniforms for Gratz.

 

Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.