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1 person killed, 7 others injured in graduation shooting

Authorities in Philadelphia say one person has been killed and at least seven others have been shot during a graduation party.

KYW-TV reports the shooting occurred Sunday shortly before 10:30 p.m. near South 70th Street and Reed Bird Place. Authorities say four teenagers between the ages of 15 and 17 suffered gunshot wounds to their legs. Four adults in their 20s were shot in various parts of their body.

Police said the one fatality was an adult.

The shooting is one of numerous homicides that occurred amid a rash of gunfire around the city that also wounded a number of other people throughout the weekend.

Authorities have not provided a motive for the shooting.

No arrests have been made in the shooting.