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.


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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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