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16-Year-Old Killed In Overnight Shooting Outside 7-Eleven In Southwest Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting outside a 7-Eleven in Southwest Philadelphia. Shots were fired outside the store at 2900 S. 70th St. in the city's Eastwick section, shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday.

When officers arrived, they found the teen lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in the chest.

He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in critical condition. Unfortunately, he died shortly after arriving.

Police say the suspect is described as a Black male, about 6'1"-6'2" tall, 25 to 26 years of age with a youthful face, slender build and dark-complexioned skin. He was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and a jacket.

Police say the suspect fled with a woman in a dark green or blue Volkswagen SUV.

No arrests have been made.

If you have any information on this incident, call police.

For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.

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