WEST PHILADELPHIA - Authorities are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was shot on the front porch of a home in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
Police say the shooting happened on the 800 block of North 48th Street just before 9 p.m.
Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said the boy was inside an enclosed front porch with a family member when an unknown shooter entered and shot the victim at least once in the chest.
The victim was taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital by a family member and placed in critical condition. No arrests have been reported.
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