- Associated Press - Tuesday, October 13, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old Philadelphia boy has died a day after he was shot in the head in the middle of a city street.

Doctors pronounced the boy dead around 5 p.m. Tuesday - about 20 hours after the North Philadelphia shooting.

He had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition.

Chief Inspector Scott Small says an unidentified gunman opened fire around 8:40 p.m. Monday.

Police say a BB gun that looked like a handgun fell out of the boy’s clothes when he arrived at the hospital.

A bullet was found near the scene, but it’s unclear if it’s connected.

Small says there are no witnesses and there is no motive for the shooting. No arrests have been made.

The investigation is continuing. Police are reviewing surveillance footage for potential leads.


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