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Man shot during attempted armed robbery in Richmond’s Southside

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Apr 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-24 10:08:06-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A man is in the hospital after being shot during an attempted armed robbery in the city’s Southside.

Police say the incident occurred a little after 6:45 a.m. on the 1100 block of Southwood Parkway when a man was approached by an unknown male with a weapon. The suspect demanded money and then shot the victim.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.