PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting outside a 7-Eleven in Southwest Philadelphia. Shots were fired outside the store at 2900 S. 70th St. in the city’s Eastwick section, shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday.
When officers arrived, they found the teen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in the chest.READ MORE: 14-Year-Old Boy Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say
He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition. Unfortunately, he died shortly after arriving.
Police say the suspect is described as a Black male, about 6’1″-6’2″ tall, 25 to 26 years of age with a youthful face, slender build and dark-complexioned skin. He was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and a jacket.READ MORE: Philadelphia Students Return To In-Person Learning Monday After Nearly A Year
Police say the suspect fled with a woman in a dark green or blue Volkswagen SUV.
No arrests have been made.
If you have any information on this incident, call police.MORE NEWS: Frustrated Lawmakers Allege Pennsylvania Health Department Failing To Provide Enough Vaccines For Suburban Philadelphia Counties
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