PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia teen has died after police say he was shot while riding his bike in an apparent drive by shooting late Thursday night.
The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. in the area of 2nd and Allegheny.
Police say the 17-year-old victim, later identified as Javeth Reynoso, was on a mountain bike when he was shot multiple times in the torso. He was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he later died.
Investigators believe those shots were fired from a passing pickup truck. A parked car was also struck by the gunfire.
Police say Reynoso was biking home after playing video games at a friend's house when he was fatally shot.
Detectives tell FOX 29’s Steve Keeley that staff at the hospital recovered a handgun from Reynoso while he was receiving treatment.
"It’s senseless all these killings, murders, the city needs to do something about this it’s really bad out here," said a neighbor.
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