Teen charged in connection to deadly South Philadelphia gun shop shooting

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A teenager is facing charges in connection to the deadly break-in at a South Philadelphia gun shop earlier this week.

The district attorney's office says the 17-year-old was one of four people who broke into the Firing Line on the 1500 block of Front Street.

He is charged with robbery and burglary.

A 29-year-old man among the group was shot and killed by the business owner who was standing guard due to the recent looting in the city.

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Police said one person is dead following a shooting during a burglary attempt inside a South Philadelphia gun store.



So far, no other charges have been filed but the investigation is ongoing.
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