Teen Uses 2 Knives to Stab Herself in the Chest and Legs Inside Tacony Home

A 17-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital after stabbing herself several times in the chest and limbs in the Tacony section of Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.

The stabbing took place inside a home along the 700 block of Herkness Street around 3:45 p.m., police tell NBC10. Officials initially said the girl had been the victim of a shooting.

Police said the girl plunged two knives into her chest three times and stabbed herself multiple times in the left arm and both legs in an attempt to end her life.

Paramedics rushed the girl to Albert Einstein Medical Center. She is listed in critical condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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