Local/State

Boy, 16, shot and killed in Point Breeze section of Philadelphia

Monday, September 17, 2012

Police say a 16-year-old boy was fatally shot in Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

It happened around 4:00 p.m. at 19th and Federal Streets in the Point Breeze section of the city.

Officers arrived to find the boy shot several times.

He was rushed to Jefferson University Hospital in critical condition.

The boy was pronounced dead about two hours later.

So far there have been no arrests.

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