A deli owner in Overbrook, PA said he was forced to shoot an armed robber Thursday night.

The shooting occurred shortly after 8 p.m. at the 65th and Lebanon Avenue Deli in Overbrook.

Police say a gun-toting man walked into the deli and declared a holdup.

That’s when, police say, the owner pulled out his gun and shot the suspect in the groin.

Police say the owner is licensed to carry.

The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and is expected to survive.