Boy, 13, killed after being shot in the head in West Oak Lane, police say

Police are investigating a shooting that left a teenager dead in West Oak Lane on Monday night. 

At around 6:48 p.m., police responded to the 6500 block of North Smedley Street, where they found a 13-year-old boy who had been shot in the head, police say. 

The victim was transported to Einstein Hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead at 9:12 p.m, according to officials. 

Authorities say no weapons were recovered, and no arrests have been made. 

Jeremiah Wilcox (Family Photo) 

Police later identified the teen as Jeremiah Wilcox. 

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the police as homicide detectives continue to investigate.