Bossier City man shot during attempted robbery

Bossier City, LA(KSLA)- A Bossier City man is recovering from a gun shot wound after an attempted armed robbery. It happened around 11:20 p.m. Saturday night at 1112 Peach Street.

According to Mark Natale with Bossier City Police, a 23-year-old man talking on his cell phone outside was approached by two males and at one point, one of them produced a hand gun and tried to rob him of his cell phone.

The victim attempted running away but one of the suspects discharged his gun and shot the victim in his side and both suspects fled the scene.

The victim was taken to LSU Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Police are still investigating. Call Bossier City Police at 318-741-8610 if you have any information.