An armed robber shot and wounded a man who refused to turn over his property in Lakeview early Sunday morning, Nasau County police said.
The 32-year-old victim was walking on Pinebrook Avenue when the robber confronted him, the victim resisted and the gunman shot the victim in the left hand and bicep at 12:15 a.m., police said.
The victim was taken to a local area hospital, where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The gunman ran away empty handed.
Fourth Squad detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.