Man shot and injured refusing robber at gunpoint

(FOX 11 / CNS) A man in his 60s was shot twice after refusing to comply with a gunman's demand for money in the Westlake district, police said today.

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The suspect was described a black man in his mid-to-late 30s, 5 feet 10 and 175 pounds, police said.The confrontation occurred at 10:05 p.m. Thursday near West Sixth Street and Union Drive, said Los Angeles police Sgt. Ricardo Acosta.

The gunman demanded money from the victim, who refused to comply, Acosta said. The suspect then fired four times, wounding the man in the chest and
upper thigh, Acosta said. The wounded man was hospitalized in stable condition, police said.

No money was taken, Acosta said.

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