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Picture released of bike riding shooting suspect

Friday, August 23, 2013

Philadelphia police have released surveillance images of a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in the city's Kensington section.

It was 3:30 p.m. Tuesday when officers responded to a call about gunfire on the 3000 block of Rorer Street.

When police arrived they found several spent shell casings on the ground. They also discovered a car and the front window of a residence were struck by bullets.

The alleged shooter was seen fleeing the area on a bicycle.

The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a black baseball hat turned backwards, black t-shirt, and blue cargo shorts.

To view surveillance video of the suspect, visit Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-TIPS (8477), text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or through PhillyPolice.com.

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