Last week a robber approached a guest at the Motel 6 in Jackson, Mississippi and asked to bum a cigarette.

When the guest said he didn't have any cigarettes, the robber walked away. A few moments later, the robber, turned around, pointing a gun at the man and said, "I bet you don't have one of these."

Not only did the potential-victim have a gun, but he took it out and SHOT the robber in the chest!

The robber was hospitalized, current condition unknown, and the motel guest is not facing any charges.

Read more: Jackson Clarion-Ledger