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Pizza deliveryman thwarts attempted robbery, Space Coast Daily, Brevard County, Fla. 08/24/13

Monday, August 26, 2013

A pizza deliveryman was getting into his car following a delivery to a motel in West Melbourne, Fla. when a man armed with a knife confronted him and demanded cash. The delivery driver responded by retrieving a gun and firing at the criminal, killing him.

An investigation revealed that the deceased criminal had a criminal record that included aggravated battery, armed robbery, and false imprisonment. Following the incident, Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivy noted, “Preliminary evidence in the case demonstrates that the intended victim of the robbery acted in self-defense while being robbed by a violent criminal who was armed with a knife.” (Space Coast Daily, Brevard County, Fla. 08/24/13)

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