A man was in critical condition Friday night after being shot once in the face during an attempted robbery in the Kingsessing section of Southwest Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police say a man in his 20s shot the unidentified 21-year-old victim once in the jaw at 51st and Willows Streets around 9:45.
He was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he remained was in critical condition as of 10:20.
Police described the suspect as a thin, light-skinned black male with a thin beard. He was wearing a black hat, red and black jacket and dark pants when he fled on foot down 51st Street towards Pentridge Avenue.
He took nothing from the victim, police said.
Anyone with information should call 9-1-1 or contact the Philadelphia Police online.