Two persons have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old Philadelphia child.

After being shot in the head, the unidentified 13-year-old child is currently in critical condition at a local medical center.

According to authorities, a 13-year-old child was rushed to the hospital after a shooting incident occurred in Philadelphia late Sunday night.

Following the incident, which took place on Saturday, two people were taken into custody: Elijah Simmons, 19, and Caressa McFarland, 32, both of whom are facing different charges as a result of their detention.


The 13-year-old victim was shot in the head, according to police, and was taken to a nearby hospital on Saturday. He has not been identified as of yet. His situation is still in a precarious state.