Deliveryman Distracts, Shoots Two Armed Robbers

Ray Mesek registers a pistol at a gun buyback event at the Bridgeport Police Department's Community Services Division on December 22, 2012 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The buyback program, the largest in the city's history, will offer up to $200 value for a working handgun, $75 for a rifle and a …
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A deliveryman in Philadelphia’s Mayfair neighborhood shot two alleged armed robbers Saturday after distracting them by telling them the money was in his car.

WPVI reports that the deliveryman had dropped off something at his own home at approximately 12:15 a.m. Saturday when alleged “armed teens” confronted him and demanded his money.

The deliveryman told them he kept the money in the car, and the teens turned their attention to the vehicle. As they did, the deliveryman pulled his own gun and opened fire, shooting two of them.

A third teen fled the scene.

NBC 10 notes that the two wounded teens were taken to the hospital and listed as critical.

The deliveryman is a concealed carry permit holder.

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