PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say a Philadelphia man killed three teenagers in an ambush sparked by a feud involving his stepsons.
Investigators say 30-year-old Axel Barreto was arrested at a suburban motel Wednesday night. He is charged with three counts of murder and police say he is cooperating with the investigation.
Authorities say Barreto fired a dozen or more shots into a car loaded with seven teenagers late Tuesday after the boys arrived for a confrontation with his stepsons.
Police identified the victims as Joshua Soto and Dante Lugo, both 14, and 16-year-old Javier Orlandi. Soto and Orlandi died late Tuesday. Lugo died Wednesday night.
Another 16-year-old who was behind the wheel was wounded in the neck.
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