Monday, August 3, 2015

Gunman kills teen in South Philly

Police are seeking suspects in an overnight shooting in South Philadelphia that left a teenager dead.

Gunman kills teen in South Philly

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Police are seeking suspects in an overnight shooting in South Philadelphia that left a teenager dead.

The 18-year-old victim, whose name wasn't released, was on the steps of a home on Fifth Street near Wharton at 10:45 p.m., when someone shot him in the arms, legs and stomach, said Officer Tanya Little, a police spokeswoman. He died within a half hour at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Police reported no motive, arrests or suspects. Tipsters can call homicide detectives at (215) 686-3334 or -3335.

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