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25 Oct 2017

Police ID 2 teens killed by gunfire in South Philadelphia

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October 25, 2017 Category: Local Posted by:

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –Police have identified the two 16-year-old boys who were killed in a shooting in South Philadelphia.

The victims are identified as Caleer Miller and Salvatore Dinubile. Action News has learned Salvatore was a student at St. Joe’s Prep.

The shooting happened just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2300 block of South 12th Street near Ritner Street.

Police said both Miller and Dinubile were shot in the chest.

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Witnesses said they heard some sort of argument prior to the shooting.

Police said the teens were shot and left dying on the street, as the gunman fled along with a possible accomplice.

Both were pronounced dead a short time later at Jefferson University Hospital.

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