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Man shot, tells police he was robbery victim

Published On: Dec 23 2012 02:57:00 PM CST
GREENVILLE -

Greenville Police overnight Saturday into Sunday were called to a hospital, where a victim told them he was shot during an armed robbery.

The unidentified victim, who was shot in the leg, told investigators that he was on Allen Road near Stantonsburg Road, possibly at Holly Glen Apartments.

The man told officers that he got out of his car and a man wearing a ski mask came up to him and robbed him of a small amount of cash.

The victim told police he tried to run away, and the robber shot him in the leg.

Police say the victim could not provide detailed information and no crime scene was found.