Man shot, injured in Northwest Albany attempted armed robbery

Man shot, injured in Northwest Albany attempted armed robbery

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A man was shot Wednesday afternoon when someone tried to rob him at his apartment, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

Police said a man kicked in the door of Willis Brooks', 47, apartment in the 1400 block of Whispering Pines Road.

The call came in around 3:21 p.m.

APD said the suspect used a gun and demanded money from the victim.

When the victim didn’t have anything to give the suspect, he pleaded with the suspect to not shoot him, according to police.

Officers said the suspect shot the man anyway and then left the scene, possibly getting into a vehicle that looked like a gray Chevy Equinox.

Police said the victim was treated at the scene by EMS and is fine.

No suspects are in custody, according to APD.

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