PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 17-year-old boy was shot nine times throughout the body in East Germantown on Thursday, police say. The shooting happened on the 200 block of East Ashmead Street just after 1 p.m.
Police say the 17-year-old man was shot nine times — once in the back and in both arms and legs.READ MORE: Thursday's Storms Break Record For Most Tornadoes In Tri-State Area In Single Day
He was transported to an area hospital and placed in critical but stable condition.READ MORE: Philadelphia Announces Phase 2 Of Street Cleaning Program Running Through November
An arrest has been made, but officials have not released the name of the suspect at this time.
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