Teenage boy fatally wounded in Philadelphia street shooting

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a street shooting in Philadelphia has left a teenage boy dead. The shooting occurred shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday.

Police officers responding to reports of shots fired soon found the 16-year-old victim, who had been shot at least once in the head.

The teen was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead there a short time later. His name has not been released.

No other injuries were reported in the shooting. A motive remains under investigation, and no arrests have been made.

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