Police: 17-year-old, 2 others shot during robbery in Olney

During the robbery, shots were fired striking three people.

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Philadelphia Police: 16-year-old boy, 2 others shot during robbery in Olney
A 16-year-old boy is among the victims of a triple shooting in the Olney section of the city.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A 17-year-old is among the victims of a triple shooting in the Olney section of the Philadelphia.

It happened around 12 a.m. Sunday on the 400 block of Delphine Street.

Police say three suspects in their late teens and early 20s attempted to rob three other men.

During the robbery, shots were fired and three people were struck.

A 49-year-old man was shot in the stomach. He is in stable condition.

A 40-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the ankle and refused medical attention.

One of the suspects, a 17-year-old, was shot one time in the right leg. He was taken to Einstein Hospital by police and placed in stable condition.

Officials say charges are pending for the teen.

The two other robbery suspects fled the scene.

Police recovered a wallet and cell phone belonging to one of the shooting victims blocks away from the scene.

Police are still searching for the suspects.

No arrests have been made.