Bicyclist shot, critically wounded in North Philadelphia

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Bicyclist shot in North Philly: Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on June 14, 2017. (WPVI)

A man who was riding a bicycle in North Philadelphia is in critical condition after being shot.

The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2600 block of North 17th Street.

Police say the victim was on his bike when the gunfire erupted.

He was able to run a short distance after being shot twice.

Police rushed him to an area hospital in critical condition.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance video recorded by cameras in the area.

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