Local/State

Bicyclist shoots man in face in Southwest Philadelphia

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Police are looking for the person responsible for shooting a 21-year-old man in the face in Southwest Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred around 1:00 a.m. on the 5500 block of Broomall Street.

The victim was walking along the street when he was approached by the suspect on a bicycle.

Police say the suspect then shot the man twice, striking him once under the left eye.

The victim was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Officials say the bullet is lodged in his brain.

Police are investigating.

The victim's name has not been released.

(Copyright ©2014 WPVI-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more Local/State »


Tags:
shooting, southwest philadelphia, philadelphia, local/state
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement