14-year-old shot six times in North Philadelphia: Police

The shooting happened near the intersection of 7th and Diamond streets.
PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A young teenager was rushed to the hospital after being shot multiple times on Tuesday night, according to Philadelphia police.

It happened around 5:21 p.m. near the intersection of 7th and Diamond streets in North Philadephia.

Police say officers found a 14-year-old male shot twice in the head and four times in the leg.

He was rushed to an area hospital where he was placed in stable condition.

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No arrests have been made at this time.

Police say a BB gun was recovered from the victim.

There was no immediate word on what sparked the shooting.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.

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