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Kingsessing Restaurant Owner Shoots Armed Robbery Suspect, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia police say a store owner shot an armed robbery suspect in Kingsessing. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday in the 5400 block of Chester Avenue.

Investigators say a man attempted to rob a Chinese takeout restaurant.

They say the owner shot the 25-year-old suspect in the elbow.

The suspect was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

No other injuries were reported.

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