Man shot in abdomen during robbery

A LaGrange man was shot in the abdomen during a Monday night robbery, police said.

The 24-year-old was walking north on Habersham Drive toward Handley Street in LaGrange around 9:20 p.m. when a suspect approached. Wearing all black and a mask, he demanded money, reports state.

The man told the suspect he didn’t have any cash, and the suspect then shot him, police report.

The suspect ran toward a nearby apartment complex while the shooting victim was taken to the West Georgia Medical Center, where he spoke with police, reports state.