PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) — A man is recovering after he was shot by someone pretending to deliver a pizza, say police.
The shooting happened in the 200 block of Garrett Street in East Mount Airy on Tuesday afternoon.
Police say the shooter knocked on a door and asked if anyone had ordered a pizza. When the victim said, “No” and tried to close the door, the fake delivery man tried to force his way into the home. When a dog started running toward the shooter from inside the home, the fake deliveryman ran away but fired two shots, one of which hit the 49-year-old victim in the lower back.
Police say they found a pizza box with a half-eaten pie at the scene.
The victim was stable at Einstein Medical Center.
No arrests have been made.
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