Saturday, December 20, 2014

Teen shot outside of N. Philadelphia recreation center

A 17-year-old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound to his right foot after a shooting outside of a North Philadelphia recreation center Thursday night, police said.

Teen shot outside of N. Philadelphia recreation center

A 17-year-old boy is recovering from a gunshot wound to his right foot after a shooting outside of a North Philadelphia recreation center Thursday night, police said.

Shots were fired around 7:30 p.m. on 26th Street between Jefferson and Master outside of the Athletic Recreation Center. The teen was taken by private auto to his grandmother’s house on Harper Street near 20th before being transported to Hahnemann University Hospital, police said.

The victim was listed in stable condition as of 9 p.m. Police were unsure of the shooter’s motive and a description of the suspect was not immediately available.

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