A York Township man is expected to survive after being shot in the leg outside a York City bar Thursday night during an attempted robbery, police said.

Michael E. Parker, 47, of Queensdale Drive, was taken to York Hospital by ambulance, police said.

He was in satisfactory condition Friday morning, a hospital spokesman said.

York City Police said the shooting happened just after 10:30 p.m. in the 800 block of West King Street.

Parker and Nathaniel Nelson, 42, of West King Street, had left a local bar and were walking to their vehicle when they were accosted by two robbers at gunpoint.

One of the robbers pointed a gun at Nelson's head, then struggled with Parker and shot him in the leg, according to witness reports, police said.

Both robbers ran off, police said. A detailed description was not available.

Anyone with information is asked to call city detectives at 849-2219, or call the city's anonymous crime tip line, 849-2204. Or anonymously text a tip to YORKTIPS at 847411.



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