17-year-old girl murdered in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PA- A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Sunday night in Philadelphia after being shot in the chest.

According to police, at approximately 8:51 P.M., Philadelphia Police responded to the 5300 block of Horrocks Street for a person with a gun.

“A 17-year-old black female suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. Police transported the victim to Temple University Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:16 P.M. She was identified as Teryn Johnson of the 15XX block of Van Kirk Street.  The investigation is active and ongoing with Homicide Detectives Division,” police said in a statement.

At this time the Philadelphia Police Department has not recovered a weapon or identified a suspect or motive in this shooting.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Homicide Unit:
DC 22-15-066673

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