A robbery victim was shot early Tuesday morning while exchanging fire with his assailant.

Rhyan Henson with our news partner, KWTX, reports that the suspect approached the victim around 12:50 AM at the Glen Oaks Apartments in the 5100 block of Sanger and demanded money.

Waco Police spokesman W. Patrick Swanton said that the victim pulled a gun on the robber and began shooting at him. The suspect returned fire and hit the victim in his right leg. The robber fled then fled south.

The unidentified victim was taken to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest Medical Center.

The robber was last seen in a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. He remained at large Tuesday.