(Waco, Texas) – A Waco Texas man was shot in the leg in an attempted robbery around 12:50 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The unidentified victim was attacked near the Glen Oaks apartments in the 5100 block of Sanger by an armed criminal hoping to make a quick buck.
The felon demanded cash but instead, fearing for his life, the armed victim pulled his own gun and opened fire on the thug in an act of self-defense.
There was a heated exchange of bullets and the victim was struck in the leg by the criminal who took off running down the street, apparently unscathed.
The victim was taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center for treatment shortly after the altercation, and the unidentified criminal is still being sought by authorities.
Texas is a Stand-Your-Ground state.