SOUTH PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that injured a 16-year-old girl.
Officials say the shooting happened Thursday evening, around 7 p.m., on the 2200 block of South 27th Street, in South Philadelphia.
1st District responded to the scene and found the 16-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to her side.
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Police rushed her to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she is listed in critical condition.
Police are actively investigating the shooting, though no arrests have been made. A weapon was found and two spent shell casings were found at the scene.
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