Man shot while trying to help robbery victims

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by Tiffany Shepherd

MILWAUKEE-- Milwaukee police are investigating after a good Samaritan was shot while trying to help two women who had just been robbed.

The incident started on the 1500 block of N. Cass Street around 3:00 a.m. when two suspects took purses from a 26-year-old woman and a 30-year-old woman.

A 24-year-old man heard the women calling for help and chased the suspects to the 700 block of E. Lyon Street.

A struggle happened and one of the suspects shot the 24-year-old man.

Both suspects fled the scene and police are still searching for them.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. He is expected to recover.

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