Man Shot During Attempted Robbery

A man was shot during an attempted robbery. It happened around 9 p.m. near North Academy and Palmer Park in Colorado Springs.

Police say the man was near the gas pumps when a crook demanded his wallet. The man didn't turn it over and he was then shot in the leg. Investigators aren't sure if the thief tried to shoot the man or shoot the ground to scare him. The man was taken to the hospital.

Police are searching for the suspect.