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Tourist shot in back after refusing robber in NYC: cops

A vacationer from Denmark was shot within the again after refusing to show his property over to a gun-wielding robber on Manhattan’s Higher West facet Sunday morning, cops stated.

The robber approached the 31-year-old at West 103rd Avenue and West Finish Avenue round 3:30 a.m. and demanded that he flip over his cellular phone. 

The sufferer, who was on his approach residence from a celebration, refused to conform and tried to stroll away.

Tourist shot in NYC
The sufferer, 31, was shot at West 103rd Avenue and West Finish Avenue round 3:30 a.m.
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Tourist loaded into ambulance
The vacationer was shot after refusing at hand his property over to the robber, police stated.
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“He simply saved strolling and the man shot him,” a police supply stated.

The vacationer, who was born in Argentina and is a resident of Denmark, suffered a gunshot wound to the again, cops stated. He was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital in steady situation.

There have been no speedy arrests, police stated.

Police investigate the scene of the shooting.
Police examine the scene of the capturing.

Scene of the shooting
Theft and different crimes have elevated by about 40% in NYC just lately, in line with the NYPD.

Orange cone at the scene of the shooting
The sufferer was taken to St. Luke’s in steady situation.

Police investigate the scene of the shooting.
There have been no speedy arrests.

Theft and different main crimes have elevated by about 40% within the metropolis just lately, NYPD knowledge present.

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