Husband shot while attempting to fight off robbers who stole wife’s purse near the Stockyards

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place just before 4:45PM near the intersection of NE 21st Street and N. Main Street near the Stockyards.

Police say two robbers attempted to steal a woman’s purse when her husband decided to fight back. During the altercation, at least one of the robbers brandished a weapon and shot the husband in the side of the chest.

MedStar EMS transported him to a local hospital in unknown condition.

One of the suspects was taken into custody and one is still on the loose.

The investigation is ongoing.