Teen wounded in mid-afternoon shooting

Cops were investigating a mid-afternoon shooting Sunday in North Philly's Tioga section that left an 18-year-old hospitalized.

The teen was at 17th Street and Allegheny Avenue around 3:45 p.m. when police say someone opened fire on him, striking him once in the left thigh.

The injured victim then ran west on Allegheny Avenue past 18th Street, police said, where he was picked up and taken to Temple University Hospital. He was in stable condition late Sunday afternoon.

Police aren’t sure what motivated the shooting, and no information on the shooter was immediately available.

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