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Man shot during robbery in northwest Atlanta
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Man shot during robbery in northwest Atlanta


ATLANTA -- A man was shot in northwest Atlanta Wednesday morning by two suspects who tried to rob him.

The shooting happened shortly before 1 a.m. along English Avenue.

The victim told police he was walking down the street when two men approached him and demanded his belongings. Before the victim could comply, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shot him in the thigh.

An Atlanta Police spokesman said the victim ran away. Police later found him at the intersection of English Avenue and Fox Street.

The suspects have not been identified. Atlanta Police described them as two black men -- one with dreadlocks and the other with short hair.

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