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14-Year-Old Shoots Would-Be Pizza Shop Robber in Face, Saves Mother’s Life


A 14-year-old boy took matters into his own hands after a would-be robber attempted to rob his parents’ pizza shop.

The armed male suspect entered the Philadelphia pizza shop at just before 10pm Thursday.

The man allegedly reached over the counter in an attempt to steal money from the register.

The boy’s mother attempted to stop him, but the suspect then began choking her.

That’s when the 14-year-old took action.

He grabbed his father’s legally owned gun from behind the counter, and shot the suspect in the face.

The man then fled, but was picked up by police soon after.

The suspect is in critical condition.

The Blaze has more on this terrifying incident:

The 14-year-old boy stepped in to rescue his mother as a would-be robber was strangling her in a Philadelphia pizza shop where she works — shooting the culprit in the face.

The robbery suspect entered Bold Pizza on the 1500 block of Spring Garden Street around 9:47 p.m. Thursday and tried to reach over the counter and take money from the register, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

With that, a struggle ensued between the robbery suspect and an employee — the teen's mother — and the robbery suspect "started to strangle" her, police told the paper.

The teen then grabbed a handgun from under a counter and shot the robbery suspect once in the face, police told the Inquirer.

Our friends at Breitbart have more on the suspect:

The suspect fled the scene but police followed the blood trail and apprehended him. He was hospitalized in critical condition.

Chief Inspector Scott Small said, “It was clearly a sign of a robbery because the cash register was open. There was money on the floor and there was also some broken glass inside the store and there was also a large amount of blood.”

Thank God for the Second Amendment.

It likely saved the lives of this family.


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