Teen shot in Philadelphia’s Germantown section was present during deadly attack on 73-year-old last month: Police

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Police say a 13-year-old girl who was shot in the face in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood on Friday night is one of the young people involved in the caning of a 73-year-old man last month.

The shooting occurred just after 6:30 p.m. at the 5800 block of Osceola Street. Police said the girl was shot in the ear. The bullet then went through her jaw.

She was taken to Einstein Medical Center in stable condition, police said.

On Saturday, police confirmed they were present when James Lambert, affectionately known as “Simmie”, was attacked by a group of seven young people on June 24.

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Police said the suspects hit Lambert multiple times with objects and threw him to the ground.

Surveillance video released by police shows the suspects attacking the victim with a traffic cone.

Police said Lambert suffered head injuries and later died.

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The 13-year-old has not been charged in the attack on Lambert and police have found no link between the fatal attack and the shooting.

No arrests were made in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.

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