PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 21-year-old was gunned down after getting takeout food while watching a basketball game at a friend’s house in Germantown, police say. It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Monday on the 300 block of Earlham Terrace.
Police say the victim, 21-year-old Gregory Battle, was at a friend’s house watching a basketball game and left to get food. As he returned, his friends reportedly heard multiple gunshots and someone “frantically banging on the door.”READ MORE: Republican Nomination For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Race Uncertain As Thousands Of Mail-In Votes Still Being Counted
“The house was filled when the shooting took place with at least 10 people,” Chief Inspector Scott Small said. “There were some adults, young adults, teenagers and we know that there were two children under the age of 10 when these shots were fired.”READ MORE: Father Of 18-Year-Old Killed In Sand Collapse On Toms River Beach Shares Message Remembering Son
At least six of the bullets went into the house, but fortunately, no one inside was hit.MORE NEWS: Former Giants CB James Bradberry Agrees To Terms On 1-Year Deal With Philadelphia Eagles
There’s no word on a motive and no arrests in the shooting at this time.