16-year-old dead following drive-by shooting outside Philadelphia 7-Eleven

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A 16-year-old is dead following a drive-by shooting in Southwest Philadelphia, police said.

It happened around 4:10 a.m. Thursday on the 2900 block of South 70th Street.

Police said the victim was shot in the chest while standing in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven.

The shots came from a passing SUV, investigators said.

The victim was taken to Penn-Presbyterian Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 5:15 a.m., police said.

Police are checking nearby surveillance cameras to see if they recorded the shooting.

No weapons were recovered at the scene.
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