Police: Man shot during attempted robbery in the Bronx

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A man was shot during an attempted robbery Thursday in the Bronx, police say.

The incident happened near Seneca and Hunts Point avenues around 3 a.m.

Police say the suspect approached a 22-year-old man, told him he was going to rob him and pulled out a silver-colored pistol.

The 22-year-old man ran away, and the suspect shot him in the thigh, according to police.

He was transported to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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