Armed suspect shot by licensed gun owner during North Philadelphia incident, police say
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police say a violent crime took a turn when one of the victims fought back against a 17-year-old suspect armed with a gun.
Two men, ages 26 and 29, were sitting in a car on the 1800 block of North Mascher Street when then the teen opened a car door around 11 p.m. Saturday.
Police say the suspect was pointing his gun at the victims when one fired several shots at him.
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The suspect was found a block over with gunshot wounds to the chest and shoulder.
He was transported to a local hospital, where he was placed in stable condition and arrested. His weapon was also recovered.
The victim who shot at the suspect was licensed to carry, according to authorities.
A motive has yet to be released as police investigate.