Police: 15-year-old boy critical after West Philadelphia shooting

A 15-year-old is in critical condition after he was shot in West Philadelphia.

Officials say police responded to the 100 block of Peach Street Tuesday, just after 2:15 in the afternoon on the report of shots fired.

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Police found a 15-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder and with a broken jaw.

The victim was transported to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and he is listed in critical condition.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. No weapons have been recovered and no arrests have been made.

Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847). Tips can also be submitted anonymously online. All tips are confidential.


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