10-year old shot in Philly overnight

Police investigate the shooting scene adjacent to the Temple University campus on Norris Street near 11th Street, Friday July 20, 2012. Photos by Joseph Kaczmarek


(Guncrisis.org/Joseph Kaczmarek)

According to 6ABC, A 10-year-old boy was shot in the leg yesterday evening in an attempt to protect his younger brother. No arrests have been made.

An advisory from Temple Police reads:

Philadelphia and Temple Police are investigating a shooting which took place just after 10 pm at the intersection of 11th and Norris streets, adjacent to campus. A 10-year-old child was shot in the leg and has been hospitalized. The suspect is a black male wearing a blue and white sweatsuit last seen going north on Marvine. Anyone with information should immediately call 911.

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