NAYZE MEDIA (STAFF)
PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (WEST PHILLY)
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A 18-year old male was reportedly shot and killed last night in West Philadelphia. A report from NBC-10 Philadelphia said the incident happened at around 9:45 p.m., in the area of 52nd & Larchwood Streets last night.
First responding officers reported finding an 18-year old male who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, when thy arrived at the scene. The victim had reportedly been shot in the head, chest, torso, and back.
“Based on ballistic evidence on the scene, we know at least 52 shots were fired. It appears that the shooters were standing very, very, close to the victim when he was shot”, said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector, Scott Small.
The teen was rushed to the hospital where he reportedly died just minutes after arriving. Police said the teenager was shot a short distance from his last known address. No motive has been determined yet.
No suspects have been named and no arrests have been made at this time.