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At least seven people have been shot near the SEPTA bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia; 3 shooters wanted: sources

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – At least seven people were shot Wednesday shortly before 3 p.m. near a SEPTA bus station at Rising Sun and Cottman Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia, police said.

The School District of Philadelphia said at least seven children were injured in the shooting. One of the teens was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, police said.

At last check, police said at least seven people had been shot; police could not confirm the ages of the victims.

Authorities are looking for three gunmen in a blue Hyundai sedan with paper tags, police sources said.

SEPTA said a Route 18 bus and Route 67 bus were struck by gunfire in the area of ​​Rising Sun Avenue and St. Vincent Street. No one on the bus was hit, according to SEPTA.

SEPTA Transit Police are reviewing video from the area and assisting Philly Police with the investigation.

There is no word on any arrests or motive.

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This is a developing story and will be updated.

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