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Man shot in leg after bodega robbery

November 18, 2018

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.

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