Police identify 16-year-old boy killed in West Philadelphia double shooting

Philadelphia police have identified a 16-year-old boy they say died late last week after being shot 13 times in West Philadelphia.

It happened on the 5500 block of Market Street around 8:20 p.m. Friday night.

Officers responded to the scene for a report of a person with a gun and found 16-year-old Jalen Jones suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and torso. Responding officers rushed him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later. 

A second victim, a 39-year-old man, was also shot in the leg during the incident. He was listed in stable condition after he was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. 

Police say no arrests have been made and no weapon was recovered. The investigation is ongoing with the Homicide Detectives Division. 



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