Philadelphia gun shop owner 'justified' in shooting burglars, killing one, DA says

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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Friday announced charges against one of several suspects, accused of attempting to rob a local gun shop, while also deeming the owner's response to the incident "justified."

"The facts we know and the law are clear that the business owner’s use of force while inside his own property against a burglar accompanied by others who was entering with a gun in his hand was justified," Krasner said in a press release. "It is fortunate for the City of Philadelphia that this large cache of guns and ammunitions were not taken and sold on the street.”

Khaleef Brown, 17, has been charged with robbery, burglary, conspiracy and other related charges stemming from his alleged involvement in the group armed robbery of the Firing Line gun store on South Front Street, Fox 29 reported

The owner, Greg Isabella, 67, was reportedly defending his inventory from looters when four men approached the store in a vehicle at 4 a.m.... (Read more)