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Man shot in knee after attempted prescription robbery

Police responded to a shooting in the 3800 block of Governors Drive. Police responded to a shooting in the 3800 block of Governors Drive.
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

A man was shot in the knee Tuesday night when he refused to give robbers his prescription medication.

Police arrived to a room at the Southland Motel on Governor's Drive around 6:00 p.m.

Authorities said one man was shot in the knee and was transported to Huntsville Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. The man said two black males entered his room and demanded his prescription medication, and that when he refused, one of the men pulled out a gun and shot him.

Another man fled the scene in a black sedan.

According to officers, 40 minutes passed between the shooting and the emergency call.

Police are continuing to investigate. 

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