Cops nab boy, 17, who shot man in the head

Within hours, the teen was captured during a routine car stop in North Philadelphia


By Stephanie Farr
The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADELPHIA -- A 17-year-old boy shot a man in the head during a daylight robbery Saturday on the steps of SEPTA's Broad Street line, police said. Miraculously, the victim survived.

Within hours, the teen was captured during a routine car stop in North Philadelphia, according to police.

About 3:24 p.m. Saturday, the 22-year-old victim was descending the subway stairs at the Susquehanna-Dauphin station, at Broad Street near Susquehanna Avenue, in North Philadelphia, when he was approached by the teen, who pointed a revolver at him and demanded his belongings, police said.

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