CLEVELAND -- One man was shot during a robbery attempt inside a local Family Dollar store Tuesday night.

Police say it was around 8 p.m. when officers responded to the store in the 3500 block of Ridge Road where they found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Investigators say the male suspect pulled out a handgun and attempted to hold up the store. Moments later, he fired the bullet that struck the victim before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. His condition is unknown.

Authorities are searching for the suspect and are asking for anybody with information to contact their office at 216-623-5218. Tips can remain anonymous.