Pa. gunman in holdup shot by cop who was in the bar

Two men in an armed robbery were pursued by two Philadelphia police who were present at the scene

By Jan Ransom
The Philadelphia Daily News

PHILADEPHIA — The bandits that held up a bar in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday night probably didn't expect two off-duty police officers to be inside.

But that's exactly what police said happened, leading to an off-duty officer shooting and critically injuring one of the three men who robbed McNally's Tavern at Rowland Avenue and Brighton Street.

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