Chandler PD: Man robbed at gunpoint, shoots suspect

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Multiple gunshots were reported in a neighborhood near Pecos and McQueen roads late Thursday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Multiple gunshots were reported in a neighborhood near Pecos and McQueen roads late Thursday night. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
CHANDLER, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Chandler Police Department is investigating after a man was shot in an attempted robbery late Thursday night.

According to Chandler PD, officers responded to the area of Pecos and McQueen after multiple gunshots were reported around 9:30 p.m.

Officers found two victims who said they were robbed at gunpoint. One of the victims said he fired at least one shot at the suspect in self-defense. 

Police found a blood trail and followed it to a home in the neighborhood where they located the suspect hiding from police. The suspect had a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital.

Chandler PD said the suspect has not been formally charged. 

Investigators believe the robbery was possibly drug-related.

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