Fisherman shot with BB gun fired from boat

July 4, 2013 11:41:35 AM PDT
Police are investigating after a fisherman was shot by a BB gun which was fired from a boat.

It happened around 12:00 p.m. Thursday in the area of 86th and Lindbergh in Southwest Philadelphia.

The victim told Action News he was fishing along the banks when a speed boat came up.

Someone inside stood up, raised a BB gun, and shot the man in the arm.

The fisherman was not seriously hurt.

A search for the boat continues.