Police: man shot while trying to steal car

Published: Apr. 22, 2017 at 9:19 PM MST|Updated: Feb. 28, 2018 at 12:13 PM MST
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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Tucson police say a man was shot after trying to steal a car in the 2800 block of East Manchester Street on Saturday, April 22.

A spokesman for the Tucson Police Department says when a man armed with a gun tried to steal a car, the victim fired several shots at the suspect, hitting him.

The suspect fled the scene without the vehicle, and was driven to a hospital by a friend.

The suspect's injuries were life-threatening when he arrived, but now he is expected to survive.

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