Man Shot During Violent Robbery

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Updated: 1/03/2013 5:23 am

A man was shot during a robbery outside of a Lexington apartment complex late Wednesday night.

It happened at the Saddlebrook Apartments on Tates Creek Road just before midnight.

Police said a man was walking through the parking lot when he was approached by two or three suspects. Police said they grabbed the man from behind and a struggle ensued. Eventually, the man was shot in the leg.

Police said the suspects stole cash and took off.

The victim was taken to UK Hospital where he is expected to be OK.

Police dogs searched the area but no one has been arrested.

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