Skip to comments.Customer Who Stopped For Takeout In Philadelphia Takes Out Robber With Single Shot, Police Say
Posted on 12/01/2020 9:49:43 AM PST by Red Badger
A man who stopped for takeout late Sunday night in Philadelphia thwarted a robbery, police said.
Police told the Daily Caller they received an emergency call for a robbery-shooting inside Wingstop in the 2100 block Cottman Avenue around 10:15 p.m., where an unidentified 53-year-old male was robbing the store at gunpoint.
“[He] walked in, went behind the counter, announced a robbery and asked for all the money,” Philadelphia Police Department Chief Inspector Scott Small told WPVI.
However, before employees could hand over the cash, an unidentified 27-year-old entered the store, according to police. The man was unaware that he walked into a robbery and was reportedly talking on his cell phone, according to WPVI.
“That’s when the robber pointed a gun at that customer and demanded his cell phone,” Small told WPVI.
The customer then pulled out his legally owned firearm and shot the suspect, hitting him in the neck. The suspect was pronounced dead on the scene by paramedics around 10:30 p.m., according to police.
The customer has complied with the investigation, which is still ongoing, and is not expected to face any charges, according to WPVI.
“The customer, who was also a victim because he had the gun pointed at him, remained on the scene, did cooperate with police,” Small said, according to KYW-TV. “We do have his weapon. We know that just one shot was fired from that customer.”
i want to see the video of this one
That section of the story gives me a warm, fuzzy feeling. It's better than a Hallmark movie.
Latest Philadelphia homicide “likely to be very quickly ruled justifiable”
tell FOX29 News. 53 yr old armed robber with prior arrests was in mid-hold up of WINGSTOP on Cottman Ave past 10pm & was shot&killed by customer with concealed carry permit
5:11 AM · Nov 30, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
The perp had priors. Figures.
yes and no
his weapon was taken by police
that just should not happen unless solid evidence is given that counters a self defense usage
Until the family and bottom feeders file the civil suit. Wrongful death will probably be the starting point. Self defense? Yeah, we know that but.............
He won’t have any more.....................
At least he was polite by asking for the money before he died on the scene.
Nice take out.
The only problem with the story is that the police have the shooters gun.
Should not ever, ever happen in a clear self-defense situation.
Probably a rap sheet as long as your arm.
I’d like to know what the priors were for.
Just call me curious. :-)
Probably not jaywalking....................
national stand your ground WITH a riot provision.
He should get his gun back AND the perp’s if it’s not stolen or defaced..................
Unless the 27 year old shooter has deep pockets, any civil suit is unlikely. No shyster would waste his time on it. Maybe sue the restaurant, but their involvement is negligible, no fair-minded judge would let it proceed, and the complainants - including their lawyer - might wind up as defendants in a perfectly reasonable abuse of process suit.
Probably needed tuition money for community college and was an ass-pie-wring wrapper.
It was a peaceful armed robbery.....................
How many times did the dead/dirt bag vote for Bidendementia!
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