Wednesday, June 7, 2006

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

From Philadelphia’s of June 7, 2006
Police: Would-Be Victim Pulls Gun, Shoots Robber

An alleged robber got quite a shock from his victim, who pulled a gun on him and opened fire.

It happened in Philadelphia's Logan Square Tuesday.

Police said Luther Cook, 42, pretended to have a weapon and attempted to rob the victim.

But the victim actually had a gun and shot Cook, NBC 10 reported.

Cook is listed in stable condition and faces several charges in the incident.

Police have not released the name of the shooter, but said he will not be charged since he acted in self-defense.

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