Gunman on bike shoots pregnant woman

July 19, 2008 1:39:07 AM PDT
Police are trying to determine if she was the intended target.

A gunman riding a bicycle down a South Philadelphia street, has wounded a pregnant woman.

Police say the gunman was on his bike when he opened fire about 12:45 Saturday morning on the 2000 block of Snyder Avenue.

He sprayed the street with bullets, hitting two cars and the pregnant woman. She was sitting on her front porch.

The woman is nine months pregnant.

She's in the hospital with a bullet wound to the leg. Police are trying to determine if she was the intended target or an innocent bystander.

No one else was injured. The gunman remains on the loose.


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