Man Shot By Fleeing Robber

UPDATED: Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:13 AM

A man was hospitalized Wednesday morning after he was shot by a fleeing robber.

According to investigators, the victim told police he heard a noise in his Lechner Avenue apartment around 2:45 a.m.

When he went to investigate, he spotted the robber inside his home. The victim told police that the robber ran out of the apartment, then turned around and fired shots through a window.

The victim was struck in the back. The other person inside the apartment was not injured.

Police were working to learn a description of the robber, who escaped the home with computer equipment.

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