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Teen Fatally Shot In Northeast Philadelphia

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By Steve Beck, Al Novack

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager in Northeast Philadelphia late Sunday night.

The incident happened shortly after 11 p.m. in the 5800 block of Frankford Avenue in the city’s Wissinoming section.

According to investigators, an 18-year-old male was shot in the head and the left arm. He was rushed to Aria Health’s Torresdale Hospital, but was pronounced dead at about 12:30 a.m.

Authorities say it was not immediately clear if the victim was shot at the location where he was found or somewhere else.

So far, no arrests have been made and a motive in the deadly shooting remains under investigation.

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