A teen boy is recovering after he was shot by a gunman at the drive-thru of a North Philadelphia Burger King.
The 15-year-old boy was inside a vehicle with his girlfriend in the drive-thru of the Burger King on the 2700 block of North 8th Street at 5:31 p.m. Sunday when a gunman opened fire.
The teen was struck twice in the right buttocks. His girlfriend drove him to the hospital where he is in stable condition.
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Police say the gunman was wearing a white mask, gray sweatshirt and jeans. They also believe he targeted the boy.
No arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered. If you have any information on the shooting, please call Philadelphia police.
The shooting is the latest violent incident in Philadelphia involving a teen victim. According to statistics released by Philadelphia police, 14 people under the age of 17 have been killed so far this year and there have been more than 70 shootings involving minors. This marks a four-year high, police said.