Police investigate and neighbors look on after an 18-year-old was shot to death at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on North Smedley Street, near 67th Avenue and North 16th Street in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police responded to a report of shots fired and arrived to find the victim lying in the street, according to a report from 6ABC.
NBC10 reports that police had made no arrests at the scene.
Slideshow: Police investigate murder in West Oak Lane. Photographs for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project by Joseph Kaczmarek.
Police rushed the victim, who had been struck multiple times, to Einstein Medical Center, but he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Joe Kaczmarek covered a previous shooting incident on the same corner for the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, when a 23-year-old man was shot twice and a 16-year-old was grazed on the chest, in August, 2012.
Another teen and two men were wounded in separate Saturday night shooting incidents in Philadelphia, as we previously reported.
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