Police: Alleged robber shot by victim

April 16, 2009 7:25:53 PM PDT
An 18-year-old man is hospitalized after being shot in Olney by a man he allegedly tried to rob. It happened around 9:00 p.m. Thursday night at 3rd Street and Roosevelt Boulevard.

Police say the 18-year-old was found shot in the leg.

He was taken to Einstein Hospital.

His injuries are said to be nonlife threatening.

According to authorities, the 18-year-old was allegedly trying to rob the man who would eventually shoot him.

Police are questioning various witnesses.

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