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Man surrenders in shooting of 'cheerful, energetic' girl, 15

...by accident - in a Nicetown park about three blocks from the family's home on Rowan Street near Wayne Avenue...

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"Obviously it was childish," Clark said. "Most of the kids are like in 10th and 11th grade. It started with young ladies having some type of issue, then it spread to the guys, so something very small and trivial ultimately ended up with this young lady being killed."

The two warring groups - a mix of about 20 to 30 people, students from the high school and nonstudents, according to Clark - decided to meet at Broad and Olney after school Monday to fight.

Monday's shooting was the second instance of gun violence to scar the school, on Old York Road near Duncannon Avenue in Logan, in recent memory. In January, two students were wounded in the school's gym when a student who had brought a gun into the school fired it accidentally.

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Murder Suspect in Stray-Bullet Death of Teen Girl

That's when police said Person -- who hails from the 1900 block of Rowan Street -- allegedly took out a gun.

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Could Glassboro be the next Collingswood?

In 2013 Rowan was elevated to research university status allowing ​it to create programs for high-demand sectors...

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Nicetown Neighborhood Celebrates Another Year of Community Improvements

Over the past year, the Nicetown CDC has cut the ribbon on a new, affordable housing development; opened new commercial space; and welcomed small businesses along the corridor near the 4300 block of Germantown Avenue, where the Nicetown Community Center is also located.

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