Stabbing in West Philly Leaves Teen Boy in Critical Condition

A teen boy is fighting for his life after he was stabbed several times in West Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.

The 17-year-old victim was on the 4900 block of Walton Avenue at 4:13 p.m. when he was stabbed three times in the chest, once in the ribs and once in the left thigh by an unidentified man. The teen was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he is currently in critical condition.

The suspect is described as a man in his 30s with a brown complexion standing 5-foot-8 and wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

If you have any information on the incident, please call Philadelphia Police.

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