Bradenton man shot during attempted robbery

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BRADENTON, FL- A Bradenton man is recovering after deputies say he was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery.

It happened at the Royal Palm Terrace Apartments on 49th Drive East in Bradenton Sunday evening.  According to a Deputies report, the victim was in the parking lot of the apartment complex when the suspect approached him with a handgun.  The suspect demanded the victim's wallet.

The victim took off running and the suspect fired his weapon, hitting the victim in the leg.  The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.