Would-be robber shot dead by victim | 6abc.com - 10/11/09 - Philadelphia News - 6abc.com WEST OAK LANE - October 11, 2009 (WPVI) -- A would-be robber is dead and police say it was his victim who fought back with a gun! The confrontation happened on the 6400 block of North 15th Street, near 65th Avenue, in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section just after midnight Sunday. Police say the 24-year-old suspect approached a man, pulled out a gun, and demanded money. But the victim was also armed, and he shot the would-be robber in the chest. The suspect died from his wounds at the scene. Police say the suspect had robbed two people earlier in the night. No charges are expected against the victim who police say had a permit to carry a gun. 2 people without guns were robbed ..... 1 with a gun was not.