PHILADELPHIA – Police say a 6-year-old boy has been shot in Philadelphia, marking the second shooting of a 6-year-old in the city this week.
Police say the boy was shot once in the chest and once in the right leg Thursday night. He was among four people shot in the Germantown section. He is listed in critical condition at a hospital.
Also shot were three men: two 29-year-olds and one 33-year old. They are in stable condition.
A 6-year-old girl was hit by a stray bullet Tuesday while playing in front of her home in the West Oak Lane neighborhood. She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.