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Philadelphia police are investigating after a teenager was shot outside a recreation center on Wednesday afternoon.
It happened around 4 p.m. near 9th and Jefferson streets at the Dendy Recreation Center.
Police tell Action News a 15-year-old male was shot in the back.
He was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children where he was placed in stable condition.
Chopper 6 was overhead as police cordoned off parts of the rec center.
It’s still unclear what sparked the gunfire.
No arrests have been made.
The shooting comes just a week after the city announced it would be installing more cameras around rec centers to deter crime.
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