Man shot during attempted robbery near World Arena

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - A man was shot in broad daylight while walking near the World Arena Wednesday.

Police say the man was approached by two other men while walking on Venetucci Boulevard south of the parking lot and ordered to hand over his belongings. The victim tried to run away and was shot in the leg.

A family member brought the victim to the hospital, and police were then notified of the shooting. The victim's injury is nonlife-threatening.

No suspect descriptions have been released. Police say the shooting happened just before 2:30 p.m. Anyone with information is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at 719-444-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP.