Northeast Times

Police probe fatal shooting of teenager in Castor Gardens

Phil­adelphia po­lice have not named a sus­pect or de­term­ined a motive in the fatal shoot­ing of a Castor Gar­dens teen­ager about two blocks from his home last Thursday night.

Patrol of­ficers went to the 1300 block of Greeby St. at 8:10 p.m. in re­sponse to re­ports of gun­shots fired and a per­son with a gun, said Of­ficer Christine O’Bri­en, a po­lice de­part­ment spokes­wo­man. They found 19-year-old Ant­o­nio Pat­ton-Dav­is, of the 1400 block of Magee Ave., ly­ing on the side­walk with a wound to the head.

Para­med­ics pro­nounced Pat­ton-Dav­is dead at the scene at 8:17 p.m.

No fur­ther in­form­a­tion has been re­leased about the in­vest­ig­a­tion, which is on­go­ing. ••

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