14-year-old boy shot in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) Police are investigating a shooting that left a 14-year-old wounded on N. 60th near Vine in West Philadelphia.
 
The shooting happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
 
Police say a 14-year-old boy was shot once the back.  According to police, eight shots were fired. Police are trying to determine if he was possibly hit in the gunfire on North Simpson.

"We are not quite sure how he got there. We do have interviews with friends who say they found him lying there semi unconscious," said said Philadelphia Police Lt. Johnny Walker. "It's about five blocks from here. Couldn't have run in bad shape. Could have been driven and dumped out, very possible."

The boy was transported to Presbyterian Hospital and is listed in extremely critical condition. 

A 19-year-old who does not want to be identified says she was riding by with some friends and saw the 14-year-old being dragged by a woman.

Investigators are checking surveillance in the area to see if anything was captured on camera.  Police left flyers on the doorsteps of homes informing residents there was a shooting.

So far, no arrests have been made.
 
This is a developing story, please stay with FOX 29 for updates.
 
 
 
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