Officers of the Orange Police Department were called to Baptist Orange Hospital around 5 a.m., Friday. Emergency room personal informed the police that a 23 year old black male with a single gunshot wound had been brought to the hospital by private vehicle.

According to Capt. R.W. Arnold Jr.; the victim told officers he was robbed at the 200 block of Cypress Street in Orange. The victim stated that two black males, wearing mask and brandishing firearms, took property and money before shooting the man and fleeing the scene.