Shopper shot in struggle with purse thieves

October 18, 2011 7:36:13 PM PDT
A shoppers' struggle with two men who tried to snatch her purse ended with one of the suspects shooting the victim.

The 19-year-old woman was walking along MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township when she was approached by the two men.

She suffered one gunshot wound to the back after her struggle with the suspects.

Police say the thieves got away in a blue car.