Teen shot and killed in North Philadelphia identified

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Police have identified a teenager who was shot and killed in North Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.

Sixteen-year-old Amir Lassiter of the 3100 block of North 24th Street suffered multiple gunshot wounds to his body, according to authorities.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting occurred around 1:40 p.m. on the same block where he lived.

No arrests have been made.

Police are continuing to investigate.
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