By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenager has been hospitalized after he was shot in West Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon. It happened shortly before 3 p.m. on the 5500 block of West Girard Avenue.

Philadelphia Police say the 17-year-old boy was shot once in the right buttock.

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He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital and placed in stable condition.

No arrests have been made and no weapon has been recovered.

It’s not yet known what sparked the shooting.

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