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Video Surveillance captures the shooting that left Philadelphia HS football player Nicholas Elizalde dead

Police said Wednesday, he was an "innocent victim" in the shooting and not the intended target of the five gunmen, all of whom are believed to be juveniles.
Police said Wednesday, Nicholas Elizalde was an “innocent victim” in the shooting and not the intended target of the five gunmen, all of whom are believed to be juveniles.

Police are looking for the shooters who fatally shot and killed Nicholas Elizalde and left four others wounded.

You can see the police surveillance below showing the gunman run right up to the side of the school to shoot the kids. The shooting is not captured, but it does show the kids and the vehicle they were in.


It shows five gunmen and 1 driver all teenagers shooting 64 rounds at a group of football players.


Philadelphia police released surveillance video Wednesday afternoon that shows the gunmen exit an SUV before opening fire, and the reward for information about the suspects is now up to $40,000. 

The student who died is one of five boys who were shot as he and his teammates walked back to the high school after a scrimmage among the junior varsity teams from Roxborough High School, Northeast High School, and Boys Latin Charter School. 

Please keep the family and friends of Elizalde in your prayers during this tough situation.

For anyone knowing anything about the shooting: Call the district’s Office of School Safety hotline at (215) 400-SAFE or send the information via email to ask@philasd.org; Submit a tip to Philadelphia police by calling or texting (215) 686-TIPS; or provide police the information using this online form.

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