Man Shot at Ardmore Apartments

11-30-05 - A man was shot in the chest at an Ardmore apartment complex Tuesday night. The victim actually called 911 from the Willowbrook Apartments of Monroe Street just after 5 p.m.

Police say an adult male in his 20s was lying in the doorway of an apartment, shot in the upper chest area near his shoulder.

The victim was conscious when he left the scene by ambulance. Police arrested one man within a few hours of the shooting.

Lt. Eric Hamblin with Ardmore P.D. said, "He’s very lucky. I don’t know all the details or caliber of the weapon, but any time someone is shot it’s serious, and he’s lucky to be alive."

The victim was taken to Mercy Memorial Hospital. There is no word yet on his condition.