Woman Shot In Midtown Sacramento During Attempted Robbery

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A day after a packed crowd attended a meeting with Sacramento police to discuss increased violence in the midtown area, a woman was shot there in an attempted robbery Friday night.

According to police, the woman was approached in the 800 block of 27th Street at H Street at about 10:30 p.m. by a suspect who grabbed her purse. When she refused to let go, the suspect shot her in the upper body, police said.

The woman was transported to a local hospital. Her condition wasn’t known.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s, 5-foot-9, 180 pounds, with a mustache and goatee. He was reportedly wearing a long-sleeve red shirt and blue jeans.

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