PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police are investigation a shooting that took place in West Philadelphia on Tuesday night.
The incident left a teenager in extremely critical condition.READ MORE: Biden Administration Enacts New Travel Rules Due To Spread Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant
Police say the shooting occurred around 9:25 p.m. on 60th Street.
Officials say a 14-year-old boy was shot one time in the back and was taken to Presbyterian Hospital.READ MORE: Temple University Parents To Rally Over Safety After Samuel Collington's Death
Investigators were looking at two scenes in West Philadelphia; one on Simpson Street, where shots were fired, and 60th and Vine.
“Based on ballistic evidence, we know at least eight shots were fired from a semi-automatic weapon. We found eight spent shell casings on the highway in the 200 block of North Simpson Street,” says Chief Inspector Scott Small.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Police: Man Injured After Being Shot Near Fox Chase Wawa
“We do not have a motive or description of shooter. We’re not even certain if the victim was the intended target or if he was hit by a stray bullet.”