News 14 | 24 Hour Local News | HEADLINES | Pizza man shoots robbery suspect
Hopefully things turn out well for the driver.CHARLOTTE -- A pizza delivery man fought back after an attempted robbery late Tuesday night in east Charlotte.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the man was delivering pizza around 9 p.m. to an address at the Greenbrier apartments off Sharon Amity Road, near Eastland Mall.
When the customer tried to rob him, police say the delivery man fired shots then reported the incident. The victim was lying on the grass when police and paramedics arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The shooting happened around 9 p.m. at the Greenbrier apartments off Sharon Amity Road, near Eastland Mall.
This marks the fourth homicide in Charlotte through the first eight days of the year.
ďOnly eight days into the year and already this is our fourth homicide," said CMPD Officer Bob Fey. "Itís troubling and itís definitely a concern."
Police have not said if the delivery man will face charges. They have not released the name of the person killed at this time.