PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 15-year-old boy is fighting for his life after he was gunned down in Philadelphia’s Carroll Park neighborhood. The shooting happened just after 11:30 p.m. Monday on the 1300 block of North 57th Street.
Police say the victim was walking with two friends when two men opened fire, striking the 15-year-old victim.READ MORE: Some Philadelphia Students Set To Return To Classroom Monday For First Time In Nearly A Year Philly Police Identify Suspect, Edward Prince, Wanted In Fatal Hit-And-Run That Dragged 60-Year-Old Feet Nearly 300 Feet
He is in critical condition.
His friends were not hurt.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating ATM Robbery At Northeast Philadelphia Convenience Store
Police are searching for the gunmen and a motive for the shooting.