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October 12, 2015

14-year-old shot in the head in North Philly

Shooting Teenager
041015_Ballistics_Carroll-02.jpg Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

A teenager was shot in the head Monday night in North Philadelphia, according to multiple reports. 

The boy, 14, was hit when a gunman opened fire on the 1200 block of 10th Street around 8: 40 p.m., according to NBC Philadelphia. 

The boy was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital and is in critical condition.

A gunman has not been identified, however, 6 ABC reports that a group of juveniles were spotted fleeing the scene on bikes right after the shooting. 

Police are investigating the incident.