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16-year-old boy shot in Southwest Philadelphia robbery

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Police are investigating a violent robbery attempt that sent a 16-year-old boy to the hospital Wednesday night.

The unidentified young man was shot in the thigh around 8:30 p.m. at 65th and Elmwood.

He was shot during an attempted robbery in front of a water ice stand.

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.

So far, police have made no arrests.

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