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The man was able to run into the woods and escape the attack, but not before one of the subjects pulled out a blade and slashed him on his leg, arm and hand.
As he was running, he said, he heard three gunshots. He also heard one of the individuals say he did not want the phone sitting in the car’s front seat because it was an Android phone and not an iPhone.
The victim waited in a nearby backyard before returning to his car, which the subjects did not steal. He drove himself home, picked up his wife and drove himself to the hospital, where he was treated for a large gash on his arm and several other cuts.
The investigation is ongoing and there are no suspects in custody, according to police.
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