Carmel drive shooting 100219

Police investigate a shooting off Carmel Drive in Colorado Springs. Photo courtesy KKTV.

A man was shot in the arm during an attempted robbery Wednesday night in southeast Colorado Springs, police said. 

Officers were called about 9:30 p.m. to the 2000 block of Carmel Drive and found the wounded man. He told police the gunman approached his truck and demanded his belongings while pointing a handgun at him.

When the victim refused, the man fired once and ran, police said. The injured man was taken to a hospital for a severe but not life-threatening wound.

Police couldn't find the shooter.

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