1 Suspect in Custody, 1 Still on the Loose in Gun Robberies: Police

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    A woman turned herself in to Philadelphia Police Friday. She was wanted in connection to two armed robberies at gun shops this week, but she has not yet been charged with a crime. Police say they found the suspects' car Friday night. NBC10's Lu Ann Cahn has the latest developments in the investigation. (Published Friday, Jun 13, 2014)

    One of the suspects who shot a man and stole nine guns from customers at two different gun ranges in two days is in custody, according to authorities.

    Police Search for Gun Shop Robbers

    [PHI] Police Search for Gun Shop Robbers
    Philadelphia Police say a customer was robbed and shot outside a gun shop in the Bustleton section of Northeast Philadelphia Thursday night. Police are on the hunt for two suspects who they believe are now armed with as many as nine guns. NBC10's George Spencer reports from the scene, that this may not be the pair's first hit. (Published Thursday, Jun 12, 2014)

    Sources tell NBC10 a woman turned herself in to police after seeing surveillance video of the crimes. Investigators have not yet released the suspect's name since she has not been officially charged.

    Police have recovered the getaway car used during the robberies, but they are still searching for the male suspect involved in the two holdups -- the first at Yury's Gun Range in Philly's West Poplar neighborhood and the second at the Delaware Valley Sports Center in the city's Bustleton neighborhood.

    Officials say the pair of robbers approached their victims as they were leaving the gun ranges and held them up at gunpoint.

    The suspects were waiting in a parked car -- a late model dark colored 2-door coupe -- outside Yury's at 544 N. Percy St. around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, just as a 68-year-old man was leaving the range.

    As the man got into his car, the two suspects moved towards him and pointed a handgun at his face, according to reports.

    They emptied the victim's pockets and took off with his backpack, which contained two .22 caliber handguns, accordign to authorities.

    The next day, the two suspects went to Delaware Valley Sports Center at 101 Geiger Road to try out the same heist.

    A 67-year-old man and his friend were exiting the Sports Center around 8:40 p.m. Thursday when the robbers approached them and demanded they hand over their guns and cash, according to officials.

    Even though the victims did not resist, one of the suspects fired a shot, striking the 67-year-old man, according to reports.

    The 67-year-old man was transported to Frankford Torresdale Hospital. He was still in critical condition Saturday.

    Police describe the male suspect -- who is still at large -- as 5-feet 10-inches tall with a thin build and in his twenties.

    The car used in the crimes was located on the 200 block of South Hanson Street in West Philly Saturday