Police: Shooting leaves teen dead, 12-year-old boy injured

AP News
Posted: Nov 05, 2017 12:15 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a 16-year-old boy was killed and a 12-year-old boy was wounded when a person opened fire on a group of teenagers in Philadelphia.

Authorities say the person approached a group sitting on a porch in northern Philadelphia early Sunday morning and started shooting. The 16-year-old died at the scene after he was shot in the chest.

Police say the 12-year-old was shot in the leg and has been taken to a local hospital. He is in stable condition. Authorities say no one else was injured.

Police say the shooter fled the scene. They are investigating the shooting.