LOS ANGELES (CBS) — A man reportedly shot a post office manager, who was able to grab the gun from the suspect in the Carthay area Monday night.

The shooting occurred at the post office in the 1200 block of South Alfred Street, near Pico Boulevard, at about 8:10 p.m., the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

The victim was shot in the hand during what police were calling a possible attempted robbery. The suspect had attempted to enter from the back of the building when the manager confronted the suspect. The suspect shot the manager, who then managed to take gun away.

The suspect then fled the scene.