By CBS3 Staff


UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) – A 27-year-old man was taken to the hospital after police say he was shot in the leg by a masked man during an attempted robbery. The incident happened around 12:30 a.m. Sunday on the 7000 block of Radbourne Road in Upper Darby.

Police say the victim was walking home alone when he was approached by a man with a mask and a shotgun.

According to police, the robber demanded the victim to hand over his backpack.

The victim tried to run away and was shot in the leg.

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He was rushed to an area hospital in serious but stable condition.

Investigators did find a shell casing from the shotgun at the scene.

No arrests have been made at this time.