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Teen critical after being shot in head in Rome

17-year-old reportedly had criminal record for drugs offences

07 January, 10:40
Teen critical after being shot in head in Rome (ANSA) - Rome, January 7 - A 17-year-old is critically ill in a Rome hospital after being shot twice in the head overnight.

The male youth, who reportedly has a criminal record for minor drugs offences, was found in a pool of blood in the Tor Bella Monaca district of the capital by a passerby who alerted the emergency services. He underwent surgery in Rome's Tor Vergata hospital.

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