Suspect shoots mugging victim in Freeport

October 8, 2010 4:25:43 AM PDT
Police on Long Island are trying to find the armed mugger who wouldn't take no for an answer.

Nassau County police say when a man refused the robber's demand for money, he was shot three times at point blank range in the leg and hip.

The gunman grabbed the victim's money and ran.

The happened on Archer Street in Freeport around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Police describe the suspect as a man in his 20s, approximately 5-foot-9, wearing a brown leather jacket and brown hat.