CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Police say a pizza delivery man in North Carolina shot and wounded three suspects who tried to rob him.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said in a news release Tuesday that the man was delivering a pizza late the previous night at an apartment complex when he was approached by four suspects who pointed what appeared to be a rifle at him.
He fired at them with a handgun, resulting in non-life threatening wounds for three suspects.
Police say the suspects range in age from 15 to 20 and face robbery-related charges.
Police say the robbers used a toy rifle painted to look more like an assault rifle.