Robber shot by store owner in North Philadelphia

June 28, 2013 5:59:08 PM PDT
Police say a store owner shot a man who tried to rob his store in North Philadelphia.

It happened around 11:00 a.m. Friday at Elizabeth Grocery in the 1900 block of 4th Street.

According to investigators, the suspect entered the store and tried to reach into the cash register.

So, the 70-year-old owner told police, he shot the bandit in the ankle.

The wounded robbery suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say he will then be held behind bars pending charges.


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