Officials: 17-year-old male critical after shooting in Tacony; 2 suspects sought

Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that left a 17-year-old boy in critical condition.

The shooting happened in a former bank parking lot on the 6900 block of Torresdale Avenue Saturday night, about 9:30, authorities said.

Police found the boy with a gunshot wound to the stomach. They rushed him to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where he was placed in critical condition.


Investigators say they are searching for two males in the investigation.


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