Man shot by BB gun in West Philadelphia

August 25, 2011 8:20:40 AM PDT
A man was hospitalized after being shot with a BB gun overnight in West Philadelphia.

It happened around 2:00 a.m. Thursday in the 5500 block of Ludlow Street.

Police say a man approached the victim and shot him in the head with the BB gun.

The suspect fled but the gun was later recovered under a car at 56th and Ludlow.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in stable condition.