Tense moment Metro PCS shopkeeper with a permit to shoot shoots armed robber in Philadelphia
- Armed robber was shot dead Monday by shopkeeper in Philadelphia
- Metro PCS store was previously robbed and the employee had a permit to wear
- The police tell DailyMail.com that there are no costs associated with the retailer
A shopkeeper in a Metro PCS store in Philadelphia shot and shot an armed robber with a gun.
The incident happened shortly after 4 pm on Monday at the corner of 70th and Elmwood Streets in Southwest Philadelphia, and was captured on surveillance video.
The video shows the possible thief entering the store with a gun, throwing a bag on the counter and demanding that the clerk fills him with telephones.
The servant, authorized to carry a firearm, does not hesitate to pull his own gun from his waistband and fires several times at the crook.
The robber, dressed in a hoodie, enters the Metro PCS store with a gun in his right hand
The robber throws a bag on the counter and demands telephones while the shopkeeper pulls
The suspect was pronounced dead at 4.12 pm on the spot.
Police said on Tuesday that the identification of the deceased robber cannot yet be publicly released pending the report of survivors.
& # 39; No costs are charged to the employee & # 39 ;, the department said in a statement to DailyMail.com.
The Metro PCS store has been the scene of several armed robberies in the past.
Researchers say the store has been robbed at least two other times in the past year.
The shopkeeper does not hesitate to open fire on the thief and hit him several times
An officer can be seen on site after the shooting in Southwest Philadelphia on Monday
Robberies were so common that the store kept a log for police officers to sign visits regularly.
Locals who know the employee say that they are happy that he came out of the tense meeting unharmed.
& # 39; He comes in here and buys food. I bought my phone there. He really is a good guy, & # 39; told a person KYW TV.
& # 39; It's a shame it had to happen, but thank goodness, you know what I mean, he wasn't injured, & # 39; another woman said.
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