Man shot while escaping armed robber

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Lexington police said a man was shot escaping from an armed robber.

It happened at the intersection of Eastland Parkway and Raleigh Saturday afternoon around 2:15 p.m., police said.

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A man was in his car and stopped at an intersection to check his phone when another man with a gun demanded all his belongings, according to officers.

The man driving sped off instead.

The suspect shot at the victim as the car drove off, grazing the victim’s arm.



Police said the man is expected to be okay.