Man shot during robbery at Chinese takeout restaurant in West Oak Lane [video]

 Surveillance footage of the robbery which led to a shooting. (Courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

Surveillance footage of the robbery which led to a shooting. (Courtesy of Philadelphia Police)

Philadelphia Police have released video of a Saturday robbery inside a West Oak Lane takeout restaurant during which a 28-year-old man was shot after struggling with two would-be robbers.

According to police, two men entered the Golden Chinese Restaurant, located at 7228 Ogontz Ave., just before 1 a.m. Once inside, one of the men pointed a shotgun at the victim while the other went through his pockets.

After a three-minute struggle, the victim was shot once in the hip. He then “fled the store and contacted police while the suspects fled the area on foot in an unknown direction,” according to police.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his late teens or early twenties with a dark complexion, medium build, twisted braids in hair and goatee. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and dark colored pants at the time.

The second suspect is described as a slim black male with short black hair who was wearing dark pants and a dark hooded sweatshirt with “Rise and Grind” and “Blood Money Entertainment” logos.

Police ask anyone with information about the case, or suspects, to call Northwest Detective Division at (215) 686-3353/54 or the tipsline at (215) 686-TIPS, text a tip to PPD TIP (773847) or send it in via the department’s website.

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