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1 teen killed, 2 injured in West Philadelphia triple shooting, police say

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WEST PHILADELPHIA - One teen is dead and two more are injured following a triple shooting Wednesday afternoon in West Philadelphia, according to police.

Officers from the 19th district were called to the 200 block of North 56th Street around 12 p.m. for reports of gunshots. Police say two teenage boys were taken to Penn Presbyterian Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and stomach.

One of the teens died shortly after arrival, the second victim is in critical condition, according to police. A third teenage shooting victim was taken by medics to Lankenau Hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

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