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Delaware County Police Searching For Suspect Involved In Shooting Of 16-Year-Old Boy

GLENOLDEN, Pa. (CBS) – Police are investigating the shooting of a 16-year-old boy in Delaware County Monday afternoon.

Police were called out to the 1000 block of West Ashland Avenue in Glenolden for reports of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they found the victim with a gunshot wound in the abdomen.

The suspect is still at large and is described as a black male, approximately 15 or 16 years old. Authorities have established a perimiter and are tracking the suspect down with their K-9 unit.

There is no word on the victim’s condition at this time. Stay with CBS Philly for more as this story develops.

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  • Anonymous

    wise one, why are you so angry? It’s awful for ANY young person to ruin their life by turning to crime, or by any OTHER means. ALL young people need to be counselled and taught that violence is not the way. And I believe where there is life, there is the potential for learning.

  • Wise One

    correction: Should read “… shoots somebody and gets …”

  • Wise One

    Yeah, anon513. It’s unfortunate that when one of these violent young potential
    murderers shoot somebody and get caught the savage’s life, for all intents and purposes, is over. Maybe the murdering, raping, wilding, cajacking savages should just be confined to house arrest and counseling on refraining from shooting and murdering at will.

  • anon513

    Such a shame. Because of crime, these young people’s lives are over before they’ve had a chance to really live them. My Prayers to the victim for a complete and speedy recovery.

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