PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating the fatal shooting of a teen in North Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.
It happened around 1:25 a.m. on the 2200 block of Edgley Street.
Police said the 17-year-old victim, reportedly from Southwest Philadelphia, and a friend were dropping off some girls at that location.
Investigators said there was a dispute over a cellphone, and a group of males approached the females and the victim.
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Police said that is when the teen was shot multiple times.
The teen was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the police.
Teen fatally shot after argument about a cellphone, police say
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