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Robbery victim is shot confronting suspect

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

A 24-year-old man is in critical condition after confronting the suspect who allegedly robbed him.

This happened around 5:00 a.m. Monday in the 3300 block of East 132nd Street.

Family members tell police the victim came home around 4:45 a.m. and said he had been robbed of his cell phone. He then grabbed a baseball bat and returned to the area where he was robbed.

A few minutes later relatives heard a gunshot.

The victim was found with a gunshot wound to the torso. EMS rushed him to MetroHealth Hospital.

So far, he has been unable to give a description of the suspect.

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