Milwaukee man shot during robbery attempt while walking home

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- A Milwaukee man was shot Wednesday morning after a suspect attempted to rob him, according to a report from MPD.

Police say that a 59-year-old man was confronted when attempting to walk home near the intersection of N. 23rd St. and W. Fond Du Lac Ave at around 5:35 a.m. Wednesday. That confrontation is reported to be a robbery attempt.

When the man attempted to run away, police say that an unknown suspect fired upon him. The shooting reportedly left the victim with non-fatal injuries, but he was transported to a local hospital where he was last reported to be in critical condition.

MPD is seeking any information regarding the unknown suspect. They can be contacted at (414) 935-7360. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at (414) 224-TIPS or by using the P3 Tips App.

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