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Teen killed in drive-by shooting in West Philadelphia

The 16-year-old was reportedly in the wrong place at the wrong time.

A 16-year-old was shot and killed last night in the Haddington section of West Philadelphia, police said.

The victim was hit around 8:20 p.m. at 62nd and Callowhill streets, reportedly in a drive-by shooting. He was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, but succumbed to his injuries early this morning.

According to multiple media reports, investigators believe the teen to be a bystander caught in the crossfire or the victim of mistaken identity.

His name has not been released and police have not yet made any arrests.

 
 
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