Man Shot During Reported Robbery Attempt in East Erie - Erie News Now | WICU & WSEE in Erie, PA

Man Shot During Reported Robbery Attempt in East Erie

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Erie Police are investigating a reported robbery attempt that ended with a shooting that sent one person to the hospital Monday evening.

It happened in the 500 block of East 5th Street around 7 p.m.

A 29-year-old man was taken to UPMC Hamot with a bullet wound to his arm.

The victim told police the shooting happened after a man came to his front door demanding money.

Other than that, police said he is not cooperating with their investigation.

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