FedEx Driver Shot and Robbed While Delivering Package Returns Fire and Kills Thief

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A FedEx driver who was shot and robbed while delivering a customer’s package killed the thief by returning fire.

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The armed thief, Jevan Lundy, stole the driver’s wallet and keys before shooting him.

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But, before he could get away, the driver returned fire and many people have praised him for doing so…

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The incident took place back in 2019, when a then thirty-two-year-old FedEx driver was delivering parcels.

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The driver was delivering a package to a home one evening when he was approached by an armed robber, NBC Philadelphia reports.

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The thief, named Jevan Lundy stole the driver’s wallet and keys before shooting him, the outlet reports that Philadelphia Police Department Captain, Jason Smith said.

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The driver then returned fire at Lundy using a legally registered weapon.

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Lundy was later found unresponsive, with the driver’s FedEx ID card, by police and taken to Einstein Medical Center.

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Upon arrival at the medical center, Lundy was declared as dead.

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A second man was found with Lundy at the scene with police taking him in for questioning.

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The second man’s car, which was suspected to have been used to drive Lundy away from the scene of the shooting, was searched and bullet casings were found.

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The driver was later found slumped over his truck’s steering wheel in a parking lot after having driven away from the scene.

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He had sustained a gunshot injury to his stomach.

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The outlet reports that Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter said the “preliminary story that was relayed” suggested that it was “self-defense: he was shot first, he fired back.”

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Margie Helverson, who lives nearby to the shooting, told the outlet that the driver was a “nice guy” so she was “praying he’s OK.”

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And while questions were raised about whether a FedEx driver should carry a weapon, a spokesperson for the company would not discuss the policy in regards to drivers being armed.

“The safety of our team members and service providers is a top priority and we are cooperating fully with the investigating authorities at this time,” they told the outlet.

Do you think delivery drivers should be allowed to be armed?

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