PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenager was rushed to the hospital after police say he was gunned down right in front of his family.
It happened near Cheltenham and Hasbrook Avenues just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday.READ MORE: Wyncote Man Sentenced To 2 Life Terms In July 2020 Murders Of Wife, Mother-In-Law
The 15-year-old victim was outside of his home with his family when police say two gunmen approached him and shot him multiple times.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Officer Dragged 5 Blocks By Vehicle During Traffic Stop In West Philadelphia
“Family members were actually sitting on the front steps, just enjoying the evening when the shooting occurred,” said Philadelphia Chief Insp. Scott Small. “So, there are witnesses right now and they have been transported to Northeast detectives.”
Police say the 15-year-old victim is in critical condition but is expected to survive.
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