Suspect wanted in South Phila. shooting

September 5, 2012 8:51:23 AM PDT
Police are searching for the suspect who shot at a person near their vehicle back on Thursday, August 23rd in South Philadelphia.

Police responded around 5:40 p.m. to the report of a person with a gun in the 1300 block of Dickinson Street.

When the officers arrived, they were met with a man who said while he was placing items in his car an unknown male approached him armed with a handgun.

The victim said the gunman fired one shot at him before fleeing west on Dickinson Street and then south on the 1500 block of Watts Street.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years of age, stocky build and has a beard. He was wearing a light colored shirt, tan shorts and riding a gray mountain bike. He was also armed with a handgun.

For more information visit the Philadelphia Police website.

If you have any information about this crime or suspect, please contact the police.

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