Manatee man shot in attempted Sunday robbery

March 9, 2014 

MANATEE — A 28-year-old Manatee County man was shot in the leg during a reported robbery at 5:50 a.m. Sunday.

The alleged crime occurred in the parking lot of the Royal Palm Terrace Apartments, 2606 49th Dr. E., according to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office report.

The victim was in the parking lot when a male reportedly came up to him armed with a handgun and demanded his wallet.

The victim began to run and the suspect reportedly shot him in the leg.

The victim was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital with non life-threatening injuries, according to the report. The suspect has not been located.

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