Philadelphia Police Identify 11-Year-Old Child Shot, Killed While Riding Scooter In Oxford Circle Double Shooting – CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Cops have actually launched the name of the 11-year-old kid who was shot and eliminated in Oxford Circle on Friday night. Harley Belance was a fifth-grader at Gilbert Spruance Grade School.
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Cops state Harley was riding a motorized scooter with a 14-year-old buddy on the 1500 block of McKinley Street on Friday night when he was shot in the neck and eliminated.
Private investigators are still trying to find the suspect who they state contended the kids from the walkway around 7 p.m. Friday and after that ray away.
The name of the 14-year-old has actually not yet been launched. He was shot a number of times and stays in steady condition.
“Someone, at some point, for an unknown reason come out on foot and fired shots at the two boys as they were riding up and down the street on this peddle bike. We’re doing what we can to interview witnesses to get descriptions and to do what we can to figure out the motive behind this,” Cops Commissioner Danielle Criminal stated.
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Twelve-year-old Santiago Quintero heard it occur.
“My grandpa was taking a shower and I heard the shots and he came down and I asked ‘was that, fireworks?’ And he said, ‘I don’t know,’” Santiago stated.
He states the shooting has actually left him on edge.
“Scared. I used to ride bikes, but when I moved here, I just stopped riding bikes,” Santiago stated.
No arrests have actually been made.
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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.