Police: Man shoots girlfriend's teen daughter

September 27, 2010 3:02:34 PM PDT
Police say a man shot and wounded his girlfriend's teenage daughter, then barricaded himself inside a home in South Philadelphia.

The shooting happened around 3:00 p.m. Monday in the 2600 block of South 7th Street.

For an unknown reason, the gunman shot the 16-year-old girl in the buttocks.

Then the man barricaded himself inside a home. Police later took him into custody.

The wounded girl was taken to Children's Hospital in stable condition.

The circumstances of this shooting remain under investigation.


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