Man shot while sitting in his car in the Bronx

A man was shot during an attempted robbery in the Bronx. (PIX11 News)

NORWOOD, the Bronx — A man was shot during an attempted robbery in the Bronx, according to the NYPD.

The perpetrator attempted to rob the victim, 35, before shooting the man in the left thigh while he was sitting in his car, police said.

The incident happened near Bainbridge Avenue and East 207th Street around 8:10 a.m. on Thursday, according to the NYPD.

Police said that the victim was taken to a nearby hospital, and he went into surgery.

Police have not made any arrests in the incident.

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