Teen critical after shooting in West Philadelphia

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Teen critical after shooting in West Philadelphia. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 6 p.m. on February 9, 2019.

A 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after he was shot Saturday afternoon in West Philadelphia.

Police responded around 1:45 p.m. to the 5300 block of Kershaw Street.

The teenager had been shot once in the back.

The 16-year-old was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

There is no word on what led to the shooting.
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