Victim attempts to wrestle gun from armed robber - WKRN News 2

Victim attempts to wrestle gun from armed robber

Posted: Updated: July 15, 2013 05:49 AM

A man was injured after a robbery turned into a scuffle just before Midnight on Sunday.

The incident occurred around 11:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Virginia Avenue.

The victim reported to police that he was standing outside of his apartment when two black males wearing dark clothing approached him.

The suspects, armed with a long-barrel gun, demanded money.

The victim tried to wrestle the gun away from one of the suspect's which caused the gun to fire.

The suspects then fled on foot.

The victim was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he was listed in stable condition after receiving head lacerations during the struggle.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Metro police at 615-862-8600.

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