Philadelphia police are hunting a suspect who shot and seriously injured another man on the 2500 block of North Lawrence Street earlier this month.

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The shooting happened in broad daylight in the city's Fairhill neighborhood on June 7.

Police described the suspect as a dark-skinned black male with a medium build, 30 to 35 years old, and 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. He had a mustache and goatee and was wearing dark jeans, a black jacket, and red or maroon sneakers at the time of the shooting.


The suspect approached the victim, who was standing at the corner of Lawrence and Huntingdon streets, at about 1:30 p.m. June 7. He was driving a white Jeep Cherokee.

The suspect shot the victim after the two men engaged in a brief conversation. The victim attempted to run from the scene, but he fell down and the suspect shot him several more times, police said.

Police ask anyone with information about the shooting to call East Detectives at215-686-3243/3244.

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