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Deputies: Woman shot in leg during attempted robbery

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Deputies are investigating after a woman said she was shot early Monday morning during an attempted armed robbery in downtown Augusta. 

Deputies responded to Martin Luther King Boulevard and Olive Road just after 5 a.m., Sgt. Monica Belser said.

The victim told deputies she was standing in front of 2126 Martin Luther King Boulevard when she was approached by four men in a dark-colored Pontiac Sunfire, Belser said. The men tried to rob her, and she was shot in the leg while she was running away. 

The victim was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center. 

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