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Teen girl killed by stray bullet in West Philly

The 18-year-old was reportedly on her front porch when she was shot by a stray bullet.

Police respond to the West Philly shooting where a young woman was killed by a strABC Philly

An 18-year-old woman was killed by a stray bullet in West Philly on Saturday, ABC Philly reported.

The incident happened around 11:45 p.m. on the 400 block of North Salford Street, near North 60th and Callowhill streets.

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The victim was reportedly sitting outside her home “when gunfire erupted nearby. The victim, who was not the intended target of the shooting, was hit in the chest by a stray bullet,” NBC Philly reported.

She was then taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 12:05 a.m. Sunday.

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There is no word on any arrests or leads on who may have fired the gun that killed her.

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely:@off_Yellow.

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