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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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1VINDYAK(1799 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

And in Cleveland a cop was shot after he attempted to disarm a burglar.

Lesson to the story...odds are the perpetrator with the gun will win.

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2BrothaLove(81 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

Good, decent people no longer want to be victimized. I feel for sorry for this man because he was not permitted to carry the tools needed to defend himself or the store. We need to remedy this situation — ALLOW CONCEALED CARRY BY LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS IN ALL PLACES NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Signed
BrothaLove

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3Ytownnative(1036 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

Ban armed robbery

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4DwightK(1256 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

Money isn't worth your life.

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5excel(281 comments)posted 1 year, 8 months ago

Soon Obama will lessen the risks for those wanting to share in your wealth. This could have turned deadly if the customer butting in was armed.

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