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Two People Shot, Including 16-Year-Old, In Philadelphia Wednesday Night

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Two people were shot in Philadelphia just before 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night.

One shooting occurred at 62nd and Callowhill Streets in West Philadelphia, where police found a 16-year-old male with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is in critical condition.

The second shooting happened at 800 N 9th Street, after a suspect described as a black male with dreads tried to rob a 39-year-old man at gunpoint. The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the right shoulder and was transported to Hahnemann Hospital in stable condition.

Police have confirmed that a man in his 20s was arrested in connection with the 9th Street shooting. No arrests have been made in the West Philadelphia incident. Investigations are ongoing.

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