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Man shot in west-side attempted robbery

The Detroit News
A camera is seen here in the windshield of a Detroit police car.

Detroit – A shooting after an attempted robbery on the west side of Detroit Thursday night left a man hospitalized.

The victim, 48, was standing in front of a home in the 17000 block of West Seven Mile at 7 p.m. when two young men attempted to rob him, according to the Detroit Police Department. 

As the victim walked away, police said, he heard gunshots and felt pain in a leg. He saw the men, described as 16 to 19 years old, get into a white vehicle and drive away.

The victim is listed in temporary serious condition.

The 17000 block of West Seven Mile is about a half mile east of the Southfield Freeway.