A mobile money vendor sustained gunshots wounds on the right arm when he was attacked by two suspected armed robbers at Vittin, a suburb of the Tamale metropolis on Sunday evening.
The victim, whose name was given by the police as Abukari Yussif, 31, was rushed to the Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH) for medical attention.
The suspected armed robbers robbed the victim of GH¢2,000 and a quantity of scratch cards.
The police retrieved from the scene of the attack, five spent shells fired from an AK 47 rifle.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) for the Northern Regional Police Command, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Mr. Mohammed Yusif Tanko who confirmed the incident, said the police have initiated investigations into the issue.
He appealed to the public to provide the police with relevant information to assist in the arrest of the suspects.
DSP Tanko further appealed to all persons who handle money at their work place to be wary of the dangers posed by criminals and not act in a manner that is likely to make them fall prey to criminals and also endeavour to report to the police suspicious characters for necessary action.