Man pumping gas shot by attempted car thief at Atlanta Shell station

ATLANTA — Police said a man was shot while he was pumping gas after he refused to give his keys to a would-be car thief.

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Police said the incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at a Shell station on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway.


Police said someone walked up to the victim and demanded his keys. When the victim refused, the suspect shot him and ran from the scene.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital. His condition has not been released.

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Police have not said if they have identified the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.