DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – For the second time this week, a delivery driver was attacked in northeast Dallas. This time, however, the delivery driver fired at the suspects, killing one and critically injuring another.
Police said the shooting happened at around 10 p.m. Tuesday in the 8100 block of Southwestern Boulevard near Greenville Avenue.READ MORE: Medical Marijuana Could Become More Widely Available In Texas
According to police, two 15-year-old suspects allegedly tried to rob the Papa John’s pizza delivery driver at gunpoint, but the driver had a gun and shot at them to fend them off. Police said he was licensed to carry.
Police said two of the suspects were shot and that one of them died from his injuries. The other was treated at the hospital.READ MORE: Texas To Receive About Half A Million Less Vaccine Doses Next Week Due To Manufacturing Issue
The surviving suspect was taken into custody and charged with aggravated robbery. His identity was not released.
Police said the driver was not injured and that he was released after detectives interviewed him and witnesses.MORE NEWS: Severe Storms Drop Large Hail On Parts Of North Texas Friday Night
On Monday, a delivery driver was shot five times while dropping off food at the Pearl at Midtown apartments in northeast Dallas. He’s expected to be okay and the suspect was arrested at the scene.