The suspect has been identified as 23-year-old Kamil Singleton.
Police say the 25-year-old victim was sitting on the 1700 block of Manton Street when Singleton allegedly pulled out a handgun and opened fire.
Several shots were fired and the victim realized he was hit in the face as he ran from the scene.
Singleton is described as a black male 5'5", 130 pounds and is from the 1900 block of South 18th Street.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Philadelphia Police at 215-686-8477 or text a tip to 773847. Tips can also be submitted online here.