Fort Worth

Man Shot While Trying to Buy a Car, Police Say

Shooting takes place outside the victim's apartment in the middle of the night

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A man was shot in the head early Sunday morning while trying to buy a car.

Fort Worth police said the victim left his apartment in the 5500 block of Boca Raton at about 2:30 a.m. to meet with a person nearby who was selling a car.

The seller asked the man if he had cash for the purchase and when he answered the man shot him, police said. The bullet struck the victim in the head and "wrapped around his skull and exited."

The shooter, meanwhile, took the victim's money and drove away.

The victim was said to be in fair condition Sunday morning and was able to speak with officers before being transported to a hospital.

The victim's current condition is not known. The shooting, meanwhile, remains under investigation. No arrests have been announced and no suspects have been named.

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