A 15-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition and a second teen was also wounded in a double shooting late Tuesday afternoon in South Philadelphia, police said.
Shortly after 4:30 p.m., both teens were outside in the 1200 block of Carpenter Street when the gunfire erupted. The 15-year-old boy, with a gunshot wound to the head, was taken by police to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
The second victim, an 18-year-old male, was shot once in the left side and was taken by medics to Jefferson. He was listed in stable condition.