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Man shot after reported robbery outside his apartment in Troy

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 10:47:51-04

(WXYZ) — Troy police say a man was shot outside his apartment after a robbery on Saturday evening.

According to police, it happened around 7:45 p.m. Saturday on Century Dr., which is inside the Charter Square Apartments near Big Beaver and Rochester Rd.

Police say the victim arrived home and was walking from his car to the apartment when he was confronted by an unknown suspect armed with a gun. The suspect allegedly demanded valuables from the victim, who complied and threw items on the sidewalk.

The victim then turned and ran, and police say the suspect fired two rounds, hitting the victim at least once. Police arrived and medical personnel treated the victim's wounds. He was taken to a hospital where he is expected to recover.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6-feet-2, 220 pounds and was wearing all black clothing with a mask over his face.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the Troy Police Department at 248.524.3477.