Police: Teenager shot on highway in West Philadelphia

A teenage boy has been hospitalized after a shooting Saturday evening. 

The incident happened on the 5500 block of Master Street in West Philadelphia at approximately 5:29 p.m.

The 16-year-old male was shot once in the right calf and was taken by police to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He was placed in stable condition. 

A scene was held but no arrests have been made and no weapon was recovered. 


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