PHILADELPHIA - An 18-year-old who was critically injured in a gunfight over the weekend will be facing charges in the incident, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office announced on Wednesday.
Khyseem Pratt, 18, was found lying in an alleyway suffering from multiple gunshot wounds around 9:30 p.m. Saturday night in West Philadelphia.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital where police said he had originally been listed in extremely critical condition. After further investigation, authorities say they learned from surveillance video that Pratt had been involved in a gunfight with several other people when he was shot. RELATED: More than 30 shots fired in West Philadelphia gunfight, teen gunman extremely critical, police sayThe District Attorney’s Office revealed Monday that Pratt – who was armed with an AR-15- and two other armed males appeared to be sneaking up on someone when gunfire erupted.