Indianapolis robbery suspect shoots himself in the leg

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Indianapolis Metro Police say a robbery suspect shot himself in the leg while trying to rob a business on E. 38th Street.

It happened at 3719 East 38th Street at a check-cashing business Tuesday afternoon.

Police believe two men walked into Indy Check and Loan next to the Family Dollar store. One of them reached into his pocket to pull out a gun. In the process, the gun discharged, striking the man in the leg.

The man handed the gun to his accomplice and the accomplice fled the scene. Police eventually tracked him to a home on the east side.

Both suspects were taken into custody.