PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man has died following a shooting outside a Philadelphia high school.
It happened around 3:50 p.m. Wednesday near Lincoln High School located in the 3200 block of Ryan Ave.
Police say they were called out to the school for reports of a large fight and gunshots being fired in the parking lot.
When police responded, they found several casings outside.
Police say a 32-year-old man was shot twice in the leg and was taken to Nazareth Hospital. He was later pronounced dead.
The school was on lockdown for just over two hours.
No arrests have been made.
The school released this statement following the incident:
“The Lincoln High School leadership called the Philadelphia Police Department immediately upon learning of gunfire. The school went into lockdown, which was lifted at 5:32 p.m. No students or staff were injured. School District Police are fully cooperating with the Philadelphia Police Department as this matter is investigated. The safety of our students and staff is our top priority and as a precaution extra School Police and Philadelphia Police officers will be in place at the school tomorrow morning and during the day. In addition, communication was sent to families Wednesday evening about this incident and there will be additional communication to them on Thursday.”