Man shot in NW Atlanta while helping girlfriend on side of road - CBS46 News

Man shot in NW Atlanta while helping girlfriend on side of road

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A man was shot Saturday in Atlanta while helping his girlfriend on the side of the road.

According to officer John Chafee with Atlanta police, the victim got a call from his girlfriend saying she was pulling over to the side of the road because she wasn't feeling well.

Police say when the victim arrived to help his girlfriend, the suspect approached him from behind, showed a gun and demanded the his car keys, cell phone and cash.

According to authorities, the suspect shot the victim in the calf, stole his car and drove off.

The victim was transported to the hospital in stable condition, according to police.

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