Man Shot During Attempted Robbery

11:52 AM, Dec 22, 2012   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- A man is in the hospital after being shot during a robbery Friday night. City police are investigating the shooting that happened downtown on Gervais and Lincoln Streets.

Two victims say they were getting into a car when they were approached by two men who demanded money. According to one witness, one of the men had a handgun.

Police have not yet confirmed the events that led to the shooting. No one else was injured; however, the victim who was shot was last reported as being in critical condition after being transported to the hospital by emergency crews.

Police are currently trying to see if the witnesses will be able to provide a description of the suspects.

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