18-Year-Old Shot, Killed in Frankford

A teen dies after being shot in the back

An 18-year-old man died after being shot in the back and side in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened just after 4 at Kinsey and Ditman Streets.

The unidentified teen was rushed to Temple Hospital in critical condition, according to Philadelphia Police. He was later pronounced dead. 

Chopper 10 was over the scene shortly after the shooting.

Police were on the scene working on finding out the motive and looking into possible suspects.

Fan, follow and download: Get the latest from NBC10.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, our mobile site and NBC Philadelphia. Sign up for our breaking news newsletter. And, get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text PHIBREAKING to 639710 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)

Contact Us