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Suspect Shot By Police During Pizza Shop Robbery

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia have confirmed an officer-involved shooting occurred near Island Avenue and Elmwood Avenue on Friday afternoon.

Police responded to an armed robbery at the Little Caesar’s at Island and Elm around 1:30 p.m. Once there, the suspect allegedly reached for something in his pocket and turned towards a Philadelphia police officer, causing the officer to discharge his weapon.

A bullet did strike the suspect, and he was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he is listed in critical but stable condition.

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