Police: 56-year-old shot during attempted robbery on Westchester Avenue

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A 56-year-old business owner is recovering after police say he was shot during an attempted robbery Friday evening. 

An employee of Hong's Cleaner says a masked man entered the store around 6 p.m. and asked for money.

Police say the 56-year-old was working behind the front desk and was shot in the left leg after a confrontation. 

He was taken to Lincoln Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

The owner's brother says he's suprised the business was targeted and hopes it doesn't happen again.

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