Teen Killed, Another Wounded in Gage Park Shooting

Wounded boy, 15, taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center

By Mitchell Grogg
|  Thursday, Jul 12, 2012  |  Updated 8:48 PM CDT
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Teen Killed, Another Wounded in Gage Park Shooting

NBC10Philadelphia.com

A 16-year-old boy is dead and a 15-year-old boy is injured following a shooting Thursday afternoon in the Gage Park neighborhood.

The 16-year-old was shot in the chest just after 2:00 p.m. in the 5800 block of South Farfield Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 15-year-old was shot in the leg, and was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in serious-to-critical condition, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Area Central detectives are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

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