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.READ MORE: Sixers' Joel Embiid Named All-Star Starter For 5th Straight Season
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.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?
Police say the suspect was taken to Frankford-Torresdale Hospital in extremely critical condition where he later died.MORE NEWS: New Roundabout Set To Be Built At Busy South Philadelphia Intersection
The store owner was not injured and is not expected to face charges.