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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police say up to three boys may have been involved in the shooting of a couple of fellow students at a Philadelphia high school gym.

They say one boy has been captured near his home and one or two more are being sought.

The shooting happened Friday at the Delaware Valley Charter High School in north Philadelphia.

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the gun hasn't been found.

He says surveillance video shows a group of students hanging around when the shooting happened. He says it's unclear if the shooting was accidental or intentional but it "doesn't look like an active shooter type of situation."

A male student and a female student were shot, each in an arm. They're hospitalized in stable condition.

A spokesman for the school district hasn't responded to a call seeking comment.

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PHILADELPHIA (WKOW) -- Police say they've captured a boy who shot two fellow students in the arm at Philadelphia high school gym.

The shooting took place at Delaware Valley Charter School Friday afternoon.  

Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says the shooter was caught near his home, however, the weapon has not yet been recovered.  Surveillance video shows a group of students hanging out when the shooting happened.

It remains unclear if the shooting was accidental or intentional, but it "doesn't look like an active shooter type of situation."

A male and female student were both injured and taken to a hospital.  Both are listed in stable condition.  

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PHILADELPHIA (WKOW) -- ABC News in Philadelphia is reporting that two students were shot inside a school Friday afternoon.

It happened just after 3 p.m. at the Delaware Valley Charter School.

Officials say the two students were shot in the arm while they were inside the school.

The fire department tells CNN the shots were first from outside through a school window.

Both victims were taken to the hospital.

Parents are being told not to come to the school and to pick their children up at a nearby location.

"We do not have an active shooter situation," said Philadelphia police spokeswoman Jillian Russell.

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