Groves fire and Groves Police Department are on scene of a shooting at the 5300 block on Gulfway drive, near the Beverly Place Apartments in Groves. First responders received the call at about 8:15 Wednesday evening.
Groves PD confirmed that it was an attempted robbery. The victim was shot in the arm and chest but is conscious. He was transported to a nearby hospital by ambulance.
Marijuana was found at the scene but it is unsure if that was a factor in the shooting.
Witnesses are being interviewed by Groves Police Department.
A scene is taped off and police are searching for the suspect.