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Brunswick man shot during attempted armed robbery

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BRUNSWICK, GA (WTOC) -

A man was shot Monday night during an armed robbery attempt.

Brunswick police responded at about 7:11 p.m. Monday to 1708 Norwich St. Wilfredo A. Calix-Flores, 43, was shot in his upper left arm. His injury did not appear to be life-threatening, according to police.

Calix-Flores and Jose Luis Rivera-Chavez were approached by three unidentified black males. Police said one of the suspects brandished a handgun and pointed it at them, demanding cash and their cell phones. When the victims told the suspects they didn't have any money or cell phones, the suspect with the handgun then shot Calix-Flores. The suspects then ran off an unknown direction of travel.

Calix-Flores was taken to Southeast Georgia Health System (Brunswick Campus) was treated and released.

Anyone with information concerning this crime, can call Det. Roy Blackstock at 912.267.5091 or the Silent Witness Hotline at 912.267.5516 or email tips to bpdtips@brunswickpolice.org. 

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