Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Monday, July 1, 2013

16 year old Philadelphia boy injured in shooting

A 16 year old boy was walking home from a restaurant on Saturday night in Philadelphia when he was shot in the leg:
The incident happened around 2:40 a.m. Saturday along the 1500 block of Judson Way.
Police say they were called to an apartment where they found a 16-year-old boy inside with a gunshot wound to his left leg.
The victim told police he walking back from a Chinese restaurant at 23rd and Oxford Avenue when he heard a gunshot and was struck while standing in the courtyard of the Blumberg projects.
Authorities say the boy then returned to the apartment where he called police.
The victim was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in stable condition where he was treated and released.
Police have not released a motive and say no one has been arrested.

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