GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM) --A man who tried to rob someone with a fake gun is in the hospital after he was shot by his intended victim.
The botched robbery happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday outside Yester Years Loungein the 1900 block of SouthDivision Avenue.
Police say a man with a gun approached another man loading band equipment into his car. The suspect took some equipment, then let the victim drive away.
But as he did, the suspect began yelling and aimed the gun at the car. The driver, who has a concealed weapons permit, pulled his gun and fired at the suspect, hitting him once in the chest.
When police arrived, they found the suspect and discovered the gun he used was fake. He's in serious condition in the hospital.