Police: 18-year-old male shot and killed in Tioga

Police investigate after an 18-year-old male was shot and killed at 17th Street and Erie Avenue.

An 18-year old is dead after he was shot in Tioga Wednesday.

According to officials, police responded to North 17th Street and West Erie Avenue Wednesday, just before 3:15 in the afternoon, on the report of a shooting.

Responding officers found an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his neck and throat.

Medics took the male to Temple University Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Police say no arrests have been made and no weapons recovered. An investigation is underway.


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