PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a man was shot by accident in the city’s Fairhill section overnight.
Around 4:45 a.m., a 53-year-old male was shot in the calf at Front and Lippincott Streets; however, that man was not the intended target.READ MORE: Officials Investigating Gas Explosion Inside Home In South Philadelphia
Police say the shooting was the result of some sort of altercation between a man on a bike and another person.READ MORE: GameStop Employee Shot During Attempted Robbery In Philadelphia's Lawncrest Section, Police Say
The man on the bike reportedly turned around and shot at the other person, striking the victim.
There is no word on the victim’s condition.MORE NEWS: Gary And Lorraine Parker, Missing Ocean County Couple, Found Dead
An investigation is now underway.