HOUSTON A man is in the hospital after trying to fight off a robber at a north Houston apartment complex, police said.

According to the Houston Police Department, the two victims were walking at 1:30 a.m. in the courtyard at the Bennett at City View apartments, located at Greens Road at Imperial Valley Drive, when a man with a gun came up and demanded their wallets.

The victims put up a fight and the robber shot one of them before he ran off, police said.

Police said the victim who was shot is in serious but stable condition at Ben Taub Hospital.

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