A man attempted to rob a man then shot him in the back Tuesday night northwest Atlanta.
Shortly after 9:30 p.m., officers responded to 574 Marietta St. after receiving a call about a shooting in the area, Atlanta police spokesman Mr. John Chafee said.
Officers arrived to find a 29-year-old man in the middle of the road with a gunshot wound to the back, Mr. Chafee said.
The unidentified victim told police a man attempted to rob him and then shot him, Mr. Chafee said.
Emergency workers transported the man, who was conscious and alert, to Grady Memorial Hospital, Mr. Chafee said.
His condition was unknown late Wednesday.