A woman was shot by an armed young adult man in an attempted robbery that took place at 4:15 p.m., April 21 in the 100 block of North Lombard Avenue. 

The young man approached the woman, displayed a small silver-colored revolver and demanded she turn over her property to him.

After a brief struggle, the handgun discharged, striking the woman in her upper right leg. The man was last seen running southbound on Lombard Avenue toward South Boulevard.

According to police, the woman will recover. She did not know her attacker.

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