Man Shot While Fleeing Tampa Robber

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Police are searching for a man who shot another man during an attempted robbery in Tampa.

The incident happened early Monday as the victim was sitting his vehicle. The suspect approached the car and demanded money from the victim at gunpoint.

In a news release, police said the victim attempted to drive away but the gunman fired several rounds hitting at the car. The man flagged down a police officer not far from the scene.

The man was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation continues.