Some punks in Philly learned the hard way that crime doesn't pay when they decided to pick on the wrong old man.
Henry Joel, a 71-year-old Philadelphia citizen, knows how dangerous the city can be, so he decided to stay strapped and it turns out he was vindicated in his caution.
"At night, I would keep my hand on my pistol in my pocket in case I have to pull it out," 71-year-old Henry Joel told ABC 6 after defending himself from the alleged robbers last week. "It finally came to reality that I had to use it."
Joel ran out to pick up an order of Chinese food in North Philadelphia Thursday and was confronted by the suspects at about 11:15 p.m., ABC 6 reported.
Police say Joel was walking in the 2400 block of North 10th Street when two men came out of a breezeway.
The victim immediately pulled out his revolver and exchanged gunfire. He emptied his firearm during the incident, according to police.
The dude used every single bullet he had to escape with his life and valuables and still got a wound for his trouble.
Think about using every bullet in your gun and it still not being enough.
Now remember that Joe Biden wants to limit your mag capacity.
"They raised a gun to begin shooting. I raised mine, and we just started shooting," Joel told ABC 6 from his hospital room. "I don't know if I hit one of them, but I'm pretty sure I hurt them because they were in the area I was at, basically, and I got shot in the bottom part of the leg, which broke my bone."
Joel was shot in the ankle and taken to Temple University Hospital in stable condition. He told ABC 6 he is licensed to carry from his work in security.
"We do know that the 71-year-old victim fired multiple shots," said Philadelphia's Chief Inspector Scott Small. "Unknown at this time if he struck any of these two perpetrators, but we're checking area hospitals at this time."
Not to worry though, I'm sure Philadelphia is going to find these guys and lock them up for... I don't know, 5 minutes, before releasing them back on the street.
They do have one of those Soros-backed DAs after all!