By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia teenager is in the hospital after he was shot in the city’s West Oak Lane section early Wednesday morning. Police say the 14-year-old was hit once in the leg just before 3:30 a.m.

Philadelphia Police: 14-Year-Old Boy Hospitalized After Being Shot In West Oak Lane

The teenager’s mother then rushed him to the hospital. 

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As of Wednesday morning, it’s unclear where or how the boy was shot.

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However, police tell Eyewitness News they are looking into the possibility that the boy may have shot himself.

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