U.S. teenager shot over snowball fight dies
www.chinaview.cn 2008-02-26 07:08:41   Print

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- A U.S. teenager who was shot over a snowball fight died Monday in a hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, police said.

    The victim, Tavin Rutledge, 16, has been at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia on life support since Sunday and was pronounced dead on Monday morning, a police spokesman told reporters.

    Rutledge and a friend were having a snowball fight in their Feltonville neighborhood of Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, when they accidentally hit a man in his 30s.

    The man became enraged and went home. He returned with a gun and shot Rutledge in the head. The shooter is still at large.

    The shooting was one of three over the weekend in Philadelphia. In the other two shootings, one man was shot to death and another was wounded.

Editor: Bi Mingxin
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