Man shot during robbery attempt, fight

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man was shot Wednesday night during a struggle stemming from an attempted robbery near Springfield.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, a man tried to take the wallet of a 23-year-old man in the lobby of the Franklin Arms Apartments. But, the victim didn't give him his money easily.

The victim fought back and the ensuing fight spilled into the parking lot. The suspect then pulled out a gun and shot the victim in the leg, according to JSO.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

JSO is working on getting surveillance video from complex in order to identify the suspect.


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