Police: Second Philadelphia school suspect to surrender

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Jan. 18 2014 11:28 a.m. MST

Police search at the Delaware Valley Charter School Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, in Philadelphia after two students were shot by another student. A boy hanging out in the high school gym with fellow students on Friday afternoon shot and wounded two of them before fleeing and being captured near his home, police said. A male student and a female student were shot, each in an arm. The wounded students were taken to a hospital near the school, where they were listed in stable condition, police said.

Matt Rourke, Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia police say a boy charged with aggravated assault was expected to surrender Saturday in connection with a shooting that wounded two students at a high school gymnasium.

Police say another boy already in custody in Friday's shooting at the Delaware Valley Charter High School in north Philadelphia has not been charged yet.

Police aren't identifying either boy because of their age, but say they've been in contact with the second suspect's parents, which is why they expected him to turn himself in.

Police have said it appears two students were wounded when one of the suspects accidentally fired the gun.

Police say a girl was treated and released for a bicep wound. The same bullet then hit a 17-year-old male student who remained hospitalized in stable condition.

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