PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 71-year-old man is fighting for his life and seven others are injured, after a mass shooting near a SEPTA station. It happened Wednesday afternoon, just before 3 p.m., at Broad Street and Olney Avenue, near SEPTA’s Olney Transportation Center.
Surveillance video shows people running for their lives as the gunfire erupted.READ MORE: Thieves Steal ATM From West Philadelphia Laundromat
Philadelphia police officers were nearby.
They took one person into custody and recovered two guns from the scene.
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“It was like, why is people going bananas out here like that? Why is they acting like this? It should be no reason why the community is like this,” Will Barton said.
The youngest shooting victim was 17.
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