PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two suspects are in custody in connection to the shooting death of 15-year-old Sean Toomey in Northeast Philadelphia. Police have identified one of the 17-year-old suspects as Daniel Gardee.
The teen was shot on the 6200 block of Mulberry Street in Wissinoming on the night of Thursday, March 24.
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Police say the suspects first attempted to break into a neighbor’s vehicle who had her child in the car with her.
They were unsuccessful, and at some point turned to Sean, who had just walked outside to grab a case of water from the family’s car.
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“After he hadn’t come in for a while, I went outside and saw him lying in my neighbor’s yard — moaning, groaning, really incoherent,” John Toomey said.
The 15-year-old was shot twice. Police rushed him to the hospital in their patrol car and he later succumbed to his injuries.
His father remembered him as a reserved kid with a passion for football and basketball.
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“He liked his computer. He liked watching the Eagles,” John Toomey said. “He knew a lot about sports. He was a quiet, nice kid.”
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