By Al Novack, Steve Beck
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for two suspects in the shooting of a man near a library in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.READ MORE: 4 People Killed, 2 Possibly Unaccounted For In Pottstown House Explosion, Officials Say
The shooting happened at about 5:30 a.m. along the 2200 block of Cottman Avenue outside the Northeast Regional Library.
According to investigators, an unidentified man was shot in the thigh during what is believed to be an attempted robbery.READ MORE: Philadelphia Eagles To Be First NFL Team To Launch Brand Campaign In Africa
The victim was taken to Aria Health’s Torresdale Hospital in stable condition.
The suspects ran after shooting the victim and remain on the loose.
The shooting remains under investigation.MORE NEWS: Wildwoods Island Shuttle Service Launches Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend