DETROIT (WWJ) – Police say a man who shot and wounded a suspected armed-robber at a west side carry-out acted in self-defense.

Saturday evening a man armed with a weapon walked into the E & S Shrimp Hut on McNichols Road and Snowden in Detroit and ordered customers inside to hand over their cash.

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At that point one of the victims reacted, pulling out his gun and shooting the suspect in his stomach.

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Investigators say the victim-turned-hero is licensed to carry a concealed pistol and that the man acted in self-defense.

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There’s no word on the condition of the accused robber.