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AP photo of a crime scene in Philadelphia.

A 13-year-old boy was shot and killed near an elementary school in North Philadelphia Friday morning.

The child was shot in the chest shortly after 9 a.m. on the 3100 block of Judson Street, a residential neighborhood about half a mile from the E. Washington Rhodes School, which was placed on lockdown as a result of the gunfire, the Philadelphia Police Department said.

The lockdown was lifted "without incident" around noon, PPD spokeswoman Tanya Little said.

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