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PD: Robbers demand wallet, victim shot

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GILBERT, AZ (CBS5) -

A motorist is recovering after he was shot during a robbery in Gilbert Saturday night, police said.

The victim was picking up a friend near Guadalupe Road and Val Vista Drive at about 10 p.m. when he was approached by two men, said Gilbert police Sgt. Jesse Sanger.

The men demanded he hand over his wallet and when the victim refused, an altercation ensued, Sanger said.

The motorist was shot in the elbow. He was taken to Scottsdale Osborne hospital by ambulance.

The suspects fled the scene and remain on the loose.

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