Masked men steal phone, shoot victim 3 times in Lawncrest

June 18, 2013 2:54:36 PM PDT
Police say a man was robbed and shot three times while sitting on his steps in the city's Lawncrest section early Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. on the 5900 block of Tabor Avenue.

A man was sitting on his steps smoking when he was approached by two masked men who held him up.

The victim told police the men stole a phone from him and shot him three times.

He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.

Police are checking out the surveillance video in the area.