By Trang Do

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 37-year-old father is recovering from two gunshot wounds to the face after Philadelphia Police say he confronted a man who robbed his son.

The shooting happened on the 6100 block of Market Street around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

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Police say a 15-year-old boy went home and told his father someone robbed him of $40 near 62nd and Market just after midnight.

The father then reportedly went to the intersection to confront the robber. Police said the man pulled out a gun and shot the father twice in the face.

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Officers rushed the him to Presbyterian Hospital in critical condition. He is expected to survive.

Police cameras captured the shooter running north on 62nd Street.

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Investigators describe the suspect as wearing blue or dark colored clothing, about 5’9 tall, and weighing between 140-150 pounds.