Two shot in home invasion

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA - September 28, 2008 - Police sources tell Action News the two shot were the teenagers committing the home invasion.

Those sources say it all happened around 4:30 a.m. when a 19 year old man and a 15 year old boy broke into the front door of a home in the 1700 block of Pierce Street.

Police say a resident inside the home pulled out a gun and began firing at the two teenagers, striking them both.

The 19 year old male was shot in the abdomen and is in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

The 15 year old male teenager is in stable condition at HUP.

No word yet on any charges as police investigate.

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