Man shot in finger after attempted robbery in Newport News

Posted at 3:07 PM, Jan 31, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-31 16:21:24-05

Newport News, Va. – A man was shot in the finger during an attempted robbery outside of Club Paradise II in Newport News early Saturday morning.

While in the parking lot, a black man in his 20s tried to rob the 27-year-old victim with a gun, according to police

He managed to push off the suspect, and as he ran away as he heard gun shots, one of which hit his finger.

Anyone with information on this attempted robbery and shooting is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.