Police: Intended Robbery Victim Shoots Attackers

July 28, 2013 Updated Jul 28, 2013 at 11:22 PM EDT

By Rachel Elzufon

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July 28, 2013 Updated Jul 28, 2013 at 11:22 PM EDT


Buffalo, NY (WKBW) - Buffalo police tell Eyewitness News that the intended target of a robbery shot both of his alleged attackers.

The shooting happened Sunday evening just after 7:00 on Minnesota Avenue.

Police say two suspects tried to rob a man, when the victim shot the two suspects.

Both men have been transported to ECMC. One was taken with serious injuries. The other is only suffering from minor injuries.

Police say it appears the robbery victim has a permit for his gun.