Man shot in Heckle Street holdup try

 A 27-year-old man was shot during a holdup attempt this afternoon, and police are looking for his assailant.

An unidentified black man approached the victim in the 1900 block of Heckle Street, tried to rob him and then pulled a gun, said Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Lewis Blanchard.

The robber shot the man in the left elbow and hit him over the head with the weapon, police said.

The victim was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment.

The robber was wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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