A St. Louis pizza deliveryman shot back and killed a robbery suspect after that suspect began shooting deliveryman’s vehicle.
The driver worked for Imos Pizza.
According to Fox 2 Now, police were called to a shooting on “the 4600 block of Spring at around 11:30pm” Thursday night. They arrived to find a 41-year-old deliveryman had come under attack by two suspects while delivering pizzas. That attack including being pistol whipped and taking fire from one of the suspected robbers.
The deliveryman returned fire, causing one of the suspects to flee the scene. The body of the second suspect, 17-year-old Lavon Courtney Jr., was discovered near Spring and Taft Avenues.
South St. Louis Imos Pizza Delivery Driver Kills Robber During Shootout pic.twitter.com/A6LPPa4wwg
— Kelley Hoskins FOX2 (@KelleyHoskins) December 1, 2017
The police are seeking the second suspect, but have released no description.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that police are treating the incident as a self-defense shooting.
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