Woman shot in robbery near NE Atlanta park

12:34 AM, Jul 3, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- A woman is recovering after being shot in the thigh during attempted robbery near Gilliam Park in northeast Atlanta on Tuesday. 

According to police, the woman was walking her dog when she was approached by a man who asked for the time. When the woman looked down the suspect produced a gun and demanded her phone. 

During the attempted robbery, the woman's dog became agitated and the suspect fired one shot hitting the woman. The suspect fled the scene on foot. 

The woman was transported to a local medical center. She suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 

APD officials are investigating the incident, at this time. The suspect was not located. 

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