MAN RECOVERING AFTER HE WAS SHOT IN LEG WEDNESDAY NIGHT

A 21-year-old man is recovering after he was shot in the leg on 51st Street East late Wednesday night.

The victim told investigators he was standing out in front of his residence when a white-colored SUV pulled up next to him. Next, the victim said a black man attempted to rob him and then fired one round, striking the victim in the leg.

Investigators said a witness gave a different account of the incident, and said a small bag of marijuana was found on the ground near the place the victim was shot. Investigators said they have not yet identified a suspect, and the case is pending further investigation.

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