Store clerk turns tables on armed suspect, opens fire in Juniata Park robbery: police
JUNIATA PARK - A Philadelphia store owner decided to fight back after his shop became victim to a robbery in broad daylight Sunday.
Police say a man robbed a convenience store on L Street in Juniata Park at gunpoint around noon, stealing an undisclosed amount of cash.
As he fled, the owner fired and struck him once in the leg, according to officials.
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The suspect was later found inside a vehicle and taken into custody.
Two firearms were recovered. It is unclear if the store owner was licensed to carry.
An investigation is underway.