It happened outside Reuben Marc's in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia early Friday morning.
Police say a bar manager and security guard opened fire on three masked men who were trying to rob a customer.
Police say the 36-year-old customer had gone to his car in the parking lot to get cash to pay a bar tab. That's when the suspects approached him.One of the men opened fire on the customer and wounded him. The bar manager and security guard then returned fire.
Neither of them was injured.
The suspects got away.
Police have not released the name of the victim. He remains in critical condition.