The people were attending the party at 70th and Buist avenues when the incident occurred at around 10pm local time.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities in Philadelphia say a man has been killed and five other people were wounded in a shooting at a graduation party.
Ross said there were about eight or nine shots fired.
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Four adults were also shot, in various parts of their body and one was pronounced dead at a hospital, he said.
Police are "ramping up patrols" as a result of the weekend's gun violence and are trying to determine if there could be a retaliatory shooting, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. "That's something that's even more troubling that you could do that realizing the carnage you could cause that was caused out here tonight".