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Man shot in hand during robbery on South Bend's west side

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - One person was hurt in a shooting on the west side of South Bend early Tuesday morning.

Police say they were alerted by a shot spotter call just after 3:30 a.m. in the 700 block of South Falcon Street.

When they arrived, officers found a man shot in the hand. Officers say the victim's injuries are not serious.

According to police, the victim told them he was approached by the suspect, who demanded everything he had. When the victim told the suspect he had nothing, the suspect shot him in the hand.

The suspect is described as a black man, 6 feet tall, wearing all black clothing and a mask partially obstructing his face.

Anyone with information about this crime should contact Crime Stoppers at 288-STOP or the South Bend Police Department at 574-235-9201.

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