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Camden robber shoots elderly man

Monday, January 07, 2013

Police say an elderly man was shot during an attempted robbery in Camden, New Jersey late Sunday night.

The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. on the 2800 block of North Constitution Road.

Investigators say, a suspect attempted to rob a 70-year-old man in the rear of his home.

When the victim refused to give up his money, the suspect shot him in the hip and fled.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital and is listed in stable condition.

According to officials, it does not look like the gunman made off with anything.

Police are searching for the robber.

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