Man shot Saturday morning in attempted robbery

Updated: Nov. 29, 2015 at 3:26 PM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An armed robber shot a man in the leg in what appears to be an armed robbery gone wrong.

According to NOPD, an unidentified man and woman approached a 48-year-old man  in the 2000 block of North Tonti Street around 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning. The male subject asked the 48-year-old for some money, but the 48-year-old said he didn't have any.

The male subject then pulled out a gun from his waistband and shot the 48-year-old in the leg. Both the male and female suspects then fled the scene.

The 48-year-old gunshot victim was taken to the hospital by EMS.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111.

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