Police: Teen dies after being shot in face in West Philadelphia

A man is in critical condition after a shooting in West Philadelphia, according to police.

Authorities say a young teen has died after being shot in the face Saturday afternoon in West Philadelphia.

Officers were called to the area of 40th and Cambridge Streets just after 4 p.m. for reports of gunfire. 

Police reportedly drove the injured 15-year-old to Penn Presbyterian Hospital. He was listed in critical condition at the time but passed away from his injuries a few days later on Monday. 

Investigators are working to determine the events that surrounded the shooting. Police have not announced any arrests at this time.


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