Teen Shot 6 Times With Assault Rifle

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    An 18-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot six times in North Philadelphia. (Published Tuesday, Jun 24, 2014)

    A teenager was critically injured after being shot half-a-dozen times in North Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

    The shooting took place along the 400 block of Glenwood Avenue shortly after midnight, Philadelphia Police say.

    The 18-year-old was shot six times in the back and chest with an assault rifle, police said. He was able to walk a block after the shooting to Orkney Street, where he collapsed.

    The teen was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

    Capt. Mike Gormley tells NBC10.com that an assault rifle was found near the victim, but suspects and a motive for the shooting is unknown.