Huntsville Police investigate late night shooting & robbery

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)-- One person is in the hospital right now after after an violent fight broke out during a robbery.

Police arrived at an apartment on Halston Circle around 10:30 Wednesday night to find one person who had been pistol whipped. Meanwhile a friend drove a second person to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say one victim told them that two men broke into their apartment and tried to rob them. Shots were fired while the men were struggling over the gun. Investigators don't believe the two men took anything when they fled the apartment. Police are searching for the two men right now.

The shooting victim is expected to recover.

Two men hurt during attempted robbery