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Pizza Delivery Driver Gunned Down In Southwest Philadelphia

By Al Novack and Natasha Brown

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who shot and killed a pizza delivery driver Tuesday evening. Investigators believe the deadly shooting was a robbery set-up.

The incident happened at about 10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Massey Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

Chief Inspector Scott Small says when the delivery man, identified as 29-year-old Ronald Anderson Jr., arrived at the address where he was told to deliver the pizza, he was greeted by a hail of bullets. Police say Anderson tried to run back to his SUV, but he never made it there.

“He had two gunshot wounds; one to the lower back and one to the left leg,” Small said.

Anderson was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in grave condition, but he was pronounced dead shortly before 11 p.m.

So far, no arrests have been made. Anyone with information is urged to call 911.

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  • mr. charm

    I grew up one block from this murder and it was a beautiful neighborhood. That was the 60’s and 70’s, then the animals came.

  • Johan

    A lifetimeago I grew up in that neighbohood. So Sad!

  • Fed up with Philly

    I wish these criminals would get the death penalty. Then maybe they would think twice about robbing & killing people and actually get out there and WORK for a living. Someone set this guy up, he probably even knew his killers. Sad.

  • Jim

    Shot him in the back? Bad enough punks need guns to feel like a man, but how cowardly is that?

  • Deb

    This is such a sad story, how low can you get taking a pizza man’s life. A man that was trying make his money. Maybe to feed his family, pay his bills, or whatever reason it was senseless and cowardly to have killed a man and and take his life away for nothing.

  • Joe Black

    Please give these clowns the chair when you catch them , no trail needed this is crazy robbing and killing a pizza delivery man. How much money did you get losers , killed the man for nothing the only thing that will stop this madness is the death penalty in full effect.

  • Susan G.

    Surprise surprise. Murder in Southwest Philly.

  • Carolyn

    How very sad for the innocent, hardworking people trying to provide for themselves and or their families, but then they are gunned down by some thugs, so they could rob him…HANG THEM H I G H

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