Teen shot in North Philadelphia home invasion

March 30, 2013 10:35:58 AM PDT
Philadelphia Police are investigating a home invasion that left a teenager injured in North Philadelphia Friday night.

Police say a 19-year-old boy was shot twice after intruders broke into his home on the 400 block of West Raymond Street around 11:45 Friday night.

The victim told police two men wearing dark hooded sweatshirts burst into his upstairs bedroom, hit him in the head with a gun before forcing him downstairs and demanded money. He told police they went through his pockets and took $50.

Police say the suspects fired two shots striking the victim in his left leg before fleeing the home.

The teen was rushed to Einstein Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.

According to police, the victim's parents were watching television in the living room when the suspects entered the home through an opened front door.

The suspects are described as two black males in their 20s, one was approximately 6'0" tall, the other around 5'7". One was armed with a silver hand gun. Both were wearing dark hooded shirts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police.


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