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Man shot in the face in robbery attempt in Philly

Monday, January 07, 2013

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a man in an attempted robbery in North Philadelphia early Monday morning.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. near the intersection of Cambria and Mutter Streets.

Police say a masked man, riding a bike approached the 23-year-old victim who didn't understand what the suspect wanted because of a language barrier.

The suspect became frustrated and shot the victim in the face.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Police are investigating.

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