Man shot in leg after giving wallet to robbers, Gary police say

2013-05-02T19:15:00Z 2013-05-02T23:31:06Z Man shot in leg after giving wallet to robbers, Gary police saySteven Ross Johnson Times Correspondent
May 02, 2013 7:15 pm  • 

GARY | A 62-year-old man told police he was shot in the leg Wednesday night during a robbery in the area of Fifth Avenue and Colfax Street.

Officers arrived at the scene about 10:58 p.m., police said.

The man said two men approached him from behind and demanded his wallet. After giving up his wallet, one of the men shot at him, striking him in the leg, police said.

The victim said he left the area and went to 15th and Cline avenues, where emergency personnel located him and took him for treatment, police said.

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