PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified the teen who was shot and killed in the Mayfair section of the city last night.
Around 9:00 p.m. Monday, police say two men approached Ian Wilsey, 14, and his 16-year-old friend in the area of Brous and Devereaux Avenues in Mayfair. One of the suspects fired on the teens, injuring Wilsey. The 14-year-old later died at the hospital.READ MORE: Dozens Of Mom-And-Pop Shops In Manayunk Prepare For Small Business Saturday
Police say Wilsey didn’t live in that particular neighborhood but about a mile and a half away. He was set to turn 15 in December.
Wilsey was a student at Northeast High School and was set to turn 15 next month.READ MORE: Stray Bullet Kills Man Eating Thanksgiving Dinner Inside Norristown Home, Police Say
“Our hearts are with the family, friends and entire Northeast High School community during this difficult time,” said the school district in a statement. “The School District’s response team of grief counselors is meeting with students, teachers, administrators and other staff.”
No suspects have been arrested at this time.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Sets New Record With 501st Homicide In Single Year After Man Killed In East Mount Airy
A GoFundMe has been created for helping the victim’s family with funeral expenses.