Teen shoots boy with BB gun

A 13-year-old boy is in police custody after allegedly shooting a 12-year-old boy in his neck with a BB gun Thursday night in the Parkside section of West Philadelphia.

The victim was on Stiles Street near St. Bernard about 7 p.m. when the teen fired at him, said Lt. John Walker of the Southwest Detective Division. After being shot, the boy ran home and his mother called police, Walker said.

The boy was not seriously injured and was listed in stable condition at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, police said.

The 13-year-old suspect was being interviewed by police in the Southwest Detective Division.

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