Man shot in leg after Lexington robbery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) A man was shot in the leg Monday night after he tried to flee from robbers.

The shooting happened on North Upper Street near Sixth Street.

The victim told police he was leaving a house when some men followed him and tried to steal his wallet, so he ran to get away.

However, the suspects shot him in the leg and stole his backpack.

The victim is expected to survive and police did recover some of his belongings.

They are questioning several people in connection with the case.

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