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Police: 16-year-old girl critically injured in South Philadelphia shooting

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SOUTH PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting that injured a 16-year-old girl.Officials say the shooting happened Thursday evening, around 7 p.m., on the 2200 block of South 27th Street, in South Philadelphia.1st District responded to the scene and found the 16-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to her side.MORE HEADLINES:Police rushed her to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she is listed in critical condition.Police are actively investigating the shooting, though no arrests have been made.

A weapon was found and two spent shell casings were found at the scene.___Tips can be submitted by calling 215-686-TIPS (8477) or texting PPD TIP (773847).

Tips can also be submitted anonymously online, here. All tips are confidential.Click here to find resources for victims of violence in Philadelphia..

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