Local

Robbery Suspect Shot And Killed By Store Owner In Mayfair

(credit: CBS3)

(credit: CBS3)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia say a robbery suspect was shot and killed by a store owner on Monday.

Around 5 p.m., the suspect, who was armed with a knife, reportedly attempted to rob Stan’s Health Food Store at 7100 Frankford Avenue.

The female owner, reportedly a former police officer and Secret Service agent, then fired a handgun and shot the 47-year-old suspect once in the left side above the buttocks.

Police say the suspect was taken to Frankford-Torresdale Hospital in extremely critical condition where he later died.

The store owner was not injured and is not expected to face charges.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 33,020 other followers