Man shot after being robbed near McAdory High School

MCCALLA, Ala. (WIAT) -- A man has been hospitalized after being shot in McCalla near McAdory High School, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.

The victim was working in a shop on the 5100 block of Charles Hamilton Road when he was reportedly approached by two men. One of the men pointed a gun at him and demanded his wallet, according to the victim.

After the man gave the robbers his wallet, he was shot and the suspects fled in a green sedan, according to the Sheriff's Office. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the release.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking anyone with any information on the crime to call them at at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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