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Man shot during suspected robbery in Greece

Man shot during suspected robbery in Greece

July 27, 2019 01:56 PM

GREECE, N.Y. (WHEC)- A 24-year-old man was shot in his thumb during an incident Friday night that Greece Police are investigating as a robbery and assault.

According to Greece Police Department Deputy Chief Andrew Forsythe, the shooting occurred near 135 Holyoke Street around 10:30 on Friday night. The victim was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for the injury to his thumb.

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Some of the victim's property- including his keys and some other personal effects-  are missing, Forsythe says.

Greece Police do not currently have anyone in custody and continuing to follow up leads, although they say that the victim alleges that five men approached him and shot him after asking for his lighter.  

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