Gunman Shoots, Kills Teen in Mantua

A gunman shot and killed a teenager in the Mantua section of West Philadelphia Wednesday night.

The unidentified victim, who police say was in his late teens, was on the 3500 block of Wallace Street at 6:33 p.m. when a gunman opened fire. The teen was struck once in the right shoulder. He was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:49 p.m.

No arrests have been made and a weapon has not been recovered.

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