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Overbrook High School shooting: 4 students injured, police say


Four students were shot Wednesday, Nov. 23, when their high school in Philadelphia dismissed early for the Thanksgiving break, reports said.

The shooting reportedly happened just before noon near Overbrook High School in northwest Philadelphia.

Four students were injured in the shooting, KYW reports.

Two boys and two girls were hospitalized and are being treated is considered in a stable statereports WPVI.

Windows a a hairdresser is nearby were shattered by gunfire, WCAU reported.

It is still unclear what led to the shooting. Police have not released any information about the suspect.

Schools in the Philadelphia area released for three hours early on Thanksgiving Wednesday.

McClatchy News has reached out to the Philadelphia Police Department for comment.

This story is evolving and will be updated.

Mike Stanson covers the news in real time for McClatchy. A 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University, he previously worked at the Paducah Sun and Madisonville Messenger as a sports reporter and at the Lexington Herald-Leader as a breaking news reporter.
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