Man shot in leg after bodega robbery
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say a man who chased after some men who robbed a bodega at gunpoint is recovering from being shot in the leg.
WABC reports it happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Astoria section of Queens.
Police say two men went into the store, while another man acted as a lookout.
The men demanded cash, and a gun was displayed, the police said.
Authorities say they took about $2,000 and fled, chased by the store owner’s brother-in-law.
That man was shot in the about a block away and was hospitalized.