7-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed Following Football Game At Academy Park High School

A 7-year-old girl has died after she was shot and killed following a high school football game between Academy Park and Pennsbury on Saturday night. Two other minors were wounded in the shooting, which was described as a drive-by.

The incident occurred at Academy Park High School at 300 Calcon Hook Road. Witnesses said gunfire erupted near the concession stand shortly after the game had wrapped up. Upwards of 200 people were leaving the area when the incident took place just before 9 PM, according to ABC Philadelphia.

Three people are reportedly in custody following the shooting, though their identities have not been revealed as of this time. Police also recovered weapons from the scene.

Officials said the child died at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia from an apparent gunshot wound to the neck.

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