PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a man was critically wounded after he was shot by a customer he was allegedly trying to rob at gunpoint at a take-out restaurant in North Philadelphia.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday inside Kim Do Restaurant along the 2600 block of North 27th Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city.

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Authorities say an armed man was allegedly attempting to rob another customer when that customer pulled a gun and shot him in the neck.

The alleged robber was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.

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The shooter fled the scene but was later arrested and was being questioned by investigators.

The shooter was claiming self defense. There was no initial word on any charges.

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