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Koreatown robbery suspect shoots victim in leg

A woman was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery in Koreatown Monday on Fourth Street.

November 14, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
A woman was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery in Koreatown Monday shortly before 7 a.m. along the 4500 block of Fourth Street.

Police say the woman was walking to her parked car outside a health food/acupuncture clinic when the suspect confronted her.

The suspect allegedly demanded her property. When she refused, the suspect shot her and ran off without taking anything.

The woman was hospitalized but was expected to recover.

The suspect remains at large.

Anyone with information related to the incident should contact the Los Angeles Police Dept. at (877) LAPD-24-7.