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Male shot in leg during robbery attempt

January 05, 2009

A male was shot in the leg early Sunday in the 500 block of George Street after three men confronted him and tried to rob him, according to a Hagerstown Police Department news release.

The victim told police the men approached him about 1:15 a.m., the release said.

The victim said he tried to run away and was shot in the leg, the release said.

Police said the victim told them he did not know the attackers.

The victim was treated and released from Washington County Hospital, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident may contact the police department's criminal investigation division at 301-790-3700.

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