Teen killed, two more wounded Monday night in South Philadelphia shooting

Taylor Street Triple Shooting

Young neighbors look on as police investigate a shooting that left one teen dead and two more wounded Monday night in South Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.

Taylor Street Triple ShootingOne 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania following the incident, which took place shortly after 10 p.m. in the area of 1700 South Taylor Street, near Morris and 25th Streets in South Philadelphia.

Another 17-year-old was reported in critical condition at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an 18-year-old was reported in stable condition at HUP with a leg wound.

Slideshow: Police investigate triple shooting. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.[slideshow_deploy id=’13484′]

As we reported earlier, three people were killed and eight more were wounded by gun violence across Philadelphia Monday.

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