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Valdosta man shot, robbed

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Valdosta Police were called to the hospital late Tuesday night, where a man told them that he was shot in a robbery that happened in the 1100 block of West Magnolia Street.

The victim told officers that a black man, possibly in his 20's, pulled out a firearm, and robbed him of some of his personal property. The victim said the man then shot him in the shoulder, and ran off.

The victim’s wounds are not life threatening, and his identity is being withheld at this time.  

Valdosta Police Detectives and Crime Scene Technicians with the Valdosta/ Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory were called to assist in the investigation, and detectives are analyzing evidence.

"If anyone has any knowledge of this incident, they are asked to contact the Valdosta Police Department," said VPD Lieutenant Adam Bembry.

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