UPDATE: On Thursday, June 3rd, Dublin Police with the assistance of Oakland PD and Antioch PD, arrested 19-year-old Michael Roy and a 17-year-old male juvenile in connection with the robbery and shooting of a Dublin resident on June 2nd. Numerous firearms were located during a search of their residence.
ORIGINAL: Police are searching for a crew of robbery suspects who robbed and assaulted a local man Wednesday night, shooting him after he gave chase in a futile effort to retrieve his belongings from their getaway car.
Dublin police responding to reports of a robbery and shooting on Clifden Court found a 60-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound. The victim told officers that upon returning home around 7:30 p.m. he was approached by three men who demanded his belongings.
The victim told police a struggle ensued, during which time he was beaten and his belongings forcibly taken. Giving chase, he told officers he was shot when he reached into the getaway car to retrieve his things.
A police search failed to turn up any sign of the suspects. Their victim was taken to a local hospital where he underwent surgery, but is expected to recover from his wound.
He is currently listed in stable condition.