A teenager died from his injuries after he was shot 13 times in Philadelphia late Sunday afternoon.
The 18-year-old teen was on the 1700 block of 68th Avenue at 4:39 p.m. when a gunman opened fire. The teen was struck 13 times throughout his body. He was taken to Einstein Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5 p.m.
No arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered.
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As of Saturday night, there were 221 homicides in Philadelphia, up 21 percent from the same time last year which was one of the deadliest in the city's history.
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