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Police: Man Shot For Offering Coins To Robbery Suspect

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SAN FERNANDO (CBS) — A man who demanded money from another man shot the victim when he offered the suspect coins early Wednesday, police said.

The robbery in the 1300 block of Maclay Street, near Foothill Boulevard, happened shortly after midnight, Sgt. Kirk Kahoe of the Mission Station said.

The victim was shot once in the wrist and taken to a hospital, Kahoe said. He was expected to recover.

The suspect fled and there was no description early today.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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