Robbery victim shot in Bishop Arts District

A 47-year-old Uptown resident parked his car in the 400 block of Madison about 8 p.m. Friday, when a man wearing a mask pointed a gun at him, according to a police report.

The victim started running when the would-be robber demanded his wallet. The victim told police the robber shouted an epithet and then shot him.

The victim was taken to Methodist hospital with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.

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So far, there is no suspect in the case, says Dallas Police Department spokesman Kevin Janse. Police are working to locate possible witnesses and video surveillance footage that could identify the shooter.

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  • angelblair

    I wonder if it was the guy who panhandles by saying that he can’t get a job because he spent time in prison for murder?  Weirded me out…