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Customer trying to stop robbery is shot twice



Published: Tue, January 22, 2013 @ 8:33 a.m.

Customer trying to stop robbery is shot twice

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a customer who tried to stop an armed robbery at a South Philadelphia grocery store has been shot in the head and leg.

Authorities say the attempted robbery happened early Monday night at the Koh Kong grocery store.

Investigators tell KYW-TV that a man entered the store and announced the robbery. The victim, who was a regular customer at the store, tried to intervene and began struggling with the suspect.

Police say the customer was shot twice. He is listed in critical but stable condition at a hospital.

Authorities say the suspect ran out of the store without any taking any money.


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