By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in East Germantown are searching for a suspect after a shooting that injured a teenager late Sunday night. Investigators say an 18-year-old was shot once in the back as he entered a car on the 500 block of East Duval Street, around 11:30 p.m.

Police: 18-Year-Old Man Shot In Back As He Entered Car In East Germantown

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he is in stable condition.

Police say the gunman fled the scene on foot.

“The only description of the shooter is a male wearing a surgical mask and a dark-hooded sweatshirt, who fled on foot westbound from the 500 block of Duval Street,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

Investigators collected five shell case from a semi-automatic handgun at the scene.

So far, police have no motive for the shooting.