Atlanta Police officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting in connection to an attempted robbery on Tuesday morning.

Police said officers responded to 1930 Honeysuckle Lane Southwest, where they found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man was alert and taken to the hospital, said police.

The preliminary investigation suggests, the victim was shot by a man who was trying to rob him, and the suspect fled the scene on foot.

Authorities shared the suspect was described as wearing a black coat and brown jogging pants.

This is a developing story stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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