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A man was shot in the foot Monday morning on Lonsdale Road near Northland Avenue, police said.

The victim was walking south on Lonsdale around 8:30 a.m. when three unknown males approached him, according to officials. The victim, threatened by something the men said to him, got into a fighting stance, authorities said, and one of the men pulled out a pistol and shot him in the right foot.

The victim was treated at Erie County Medical Center, police said.