Fisherman shot with BB gun fired from boat

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Police are investigating after a fisherman was shot by a BB gun which was fired from a boat.

It happened around 12:00 p.m. Thursday in the area of 86th and Lindbergh in Southwest Philadelphia.

The victim told Action News he was fishing along the banks when a speed boat came up.

Someone inside stood up, raised a BB gun, and shot the man in the arm.

The fisherman was not seriously hurt.

A search for the boat continues.

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