Teen shot, dies after making 911 call

May 15, 2010 1:21:28 PM PDT
A teen staggered to call 911 after being shot in Hunting Park. But the call was in vain.

Police received a report of gunfire on the 700 block of West Lycoming Street around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

The victim is identified as 17-year-old Taj Hutchins.

Investigators say Hutchins was shot in front of his home. He managed to get to a phone and call 911.

He was transported to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police are searching for the shooter.


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