2 shot near Philadelphia schools, lockdowns lifted

Two people were shot early Friday morning in Kensington.

One man is listed in critical condition. The second victim was stable.

Three nearby schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

Yamilet Delgado lives on the street where it happened.

"I was sleeping, and I hear the gunshot," Delgado told Action News.



She said her family knows to take cover when they hear shots.

"I live in a hood like this, so I know something bad is going to happen. So, I just always prepare. I tell my kids 'don't move from the room and wait until everything calms down'" Delgado explained.

The call came in around 7:15 a.m. for the shooting on the sidewalk on Wishart by Jasper.

When police arrived, the victims had been loaded into a car. The driver was not injured.

"This male was already in a private vehicle on his way to being transported. We gave him a police escort to the hospital. It was determined a second victim inside that vehicle was shot as well," according to Philadelphia Police Captain Bill Fisher.

Conwell Middle School, Willard Elementary, and Mastbaum were placed on lockdown, with Philadelphia police officers escorting arriving students inside.

The school lockdowns were all lifted around 8 a.m.

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