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Man shot during attempted robbery in Lumberton early Friday morning

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)

LUMBERTON, NC (WMBF) – A man was shot as two men attempted to rob him Friday morning in Lumberton.

According to Lumberton Police, a man was approached by two men wearing hoodies in the parking lot of his apartment complex on Fayetteville Road at about 3 a.m. The men in hoodies attempted to rob the man, and during the robbery, he was shot in the lower extremities.

The victim was taken to a nearby hospital where he was treated and released for a gunshot wound. His injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective David Williford at the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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