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16-Year-Old Boy Shot In Head, Critically Wounded In Holmesburg Shooting: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being shot in the head in Philadelphia's Holmesburg neighborhood. Police said the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on the 7400 block of Torresdale Avenue.

Police said the teen was shot once in the back of his head and rushed to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital. Authorities said he is in critical but stable condition.

Authorities said no arrests have been made thus far.

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