Friday, February 12, 2016

Teen hospitalized after West Philly stabbing

A 16-year-old boy was in the hospital being treated for a wound to the torso after he was stabbed on a West Philadelphia street Tuesday night.

Teen hospitalized after West Philly stabbing


A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was stabbed in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.

Cops said the teen was outside on 65th Street near Media when he was stabbed in the left side of his torso at 7:10 p.m. The suspect was described as a short, thin black man between 18 and 20 who wore a black hooded sweatshirt. Police said they knew the suspect by his nickname, but no arrest had been made shortly before 9 p.m.

The victim was taken to Lankenau Medical Center, where he was listed in stable condition.

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