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      Man shot following robbery in Lumberton

      Lumberton police are looking for the person who shot a man following a robbery Thursday afternoon.

      Major Tommy Barnes says a man approached the victim on Spruce Street and tried to rob him.

      When the victim refused to hand over any money, he was shot in the chest.

      A passerby saw the victim on the ground and called 911.

      He was taken to a hospital where his condition is not known.

      Investigators are canvassing neighborhoods around Spruce Street to see if anyone has information on the shooting.

      If you have any information you're asked to call Lumberton police at (910) 671-3845.