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Local man shot in chest during attempted robbery

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LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -  A LaGrange man is recovering after police say he was shot in the chest during an attempted robbery.

It happened Saturday morning around 10:30 at the intersection of Burr Street and Snelson Street.

The victim, 62 year old Harold Davenport, tells police he was walking from Daniel Foodmart when he was approached by an unknown black man who demanded money. When Davenport told the man he didn't have any money, the suspect shot him in the chest and ran away.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crimestoppers at 706-812-1000.

The shooting is being investigated as an aggravated assault.

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