Teen among two shot in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A teenager is among two people shot in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.

It happened around 8:30 p.m. along the 1200 block of North 55th Street near Girard Avenue.

Police said the shooter drove up to the two victims while they were sitting in a car and opened fire.

According to investigators, the driver was shot in the back and an 18-year-old passenger was also shot in the back and hand.

Both men are hospitalized in critical condition.

There is no word on a motive for the shooting.

Police said no arrests have been made.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.
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