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Raleigh man shot after three men try to take his truck

Posted April 21, 2009 6:35 a.m. EDT

— Raleigh police are searching for three men involved in an attempted robbery and shooting Monday night.

Jesus Morfinez, 34, was standing in his yard near his truck on Angelus Drive when three men approached him and said they wanted the keys to his truck, police said.

One of the men shot Morfinez in the left side, below the ribs. He was expected to survive, authorities said. The three men did not take the truck, officers said.

Descriptions of the three men were not available.