Broken Beer Bottle, Cane Mark Spot of West Philly Shooting

A cane and a broken beer bottle marked the spot where a gunman opened fire on a man walking with his girlfriend overnight.

The gunman hopped out of a car and opened fire on the couple as they walked along W Master Street near 52nd Street in west Philadelphia around 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

A bullet struck the man with the cane in the thigh. He is expected to recover, said Philadelphia Police.

The girlfriend told investigators she didn’t know why the gunman opened fire nor did she recognize the shooter, said police.

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