PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was shot in the face outside a Bridesburg bar during a fight over a love interest. The incident happened on Richmond Street just after 9 p.m. Saturday.

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The department said two men got into a fight outside the bar over a mutual love interest. One of the men started hitting the other man in the head with a gun.

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That’s when police said the gun went off, shooting the man in the face. The bullet went through the face in the cheek area.

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The victim is expected to survive. Police continue to search for the shooting and investigate surveillance video.

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