GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – A Grand Prairie man was shot early Wednesday after an attempted carjacking and robbery outside of his apartment complex.
The victim — a man in his 20s — was returning from college to his apartment on Timber Oaks Lane, at Osler Drive, just after 12:30 a.m., police said. It was at that point that an unknown assailant approached the man, demanding the keys to his car.READ MORE: 3 FWISD Schools Receive $10,000 Grants From UNT Health Science Center
A struggle ensued, and the man was hit on the head and then shot in the leg. The suspect fled from the scene while the man went into his apartment to call police.
The man was transported to the hospital for treatment and was later released.READ MORE: Dallas Police Arrest 1 For Manslaughter After Handgun Misfire Kills 16-Year-Old Boy
Officials described the suspect as a black male in his early 20s. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants at the time of the attack. Anyone with information about this case should contact the Grand Prairie Police Department at 972-237-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 972-988-TIPS.
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