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We’ve been seeing more and more stories involving pizza store employees and delivery drivers shooting armed robbers, and this latest incident — in which an armed pizza delivery driver shot at a would-be armed robber in Norfolk, Virginia on Sunday night — fits that growing trend.

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According to the Virginian-Pilot, the suspect, a 15-year-old teenager, pulled a gun on a Chanello’s Pizza deliver driver and demanded money from him at around 9:30 p.m. at the intersection of Galt and Barre streets.

Unfortunately for the suspect, the driver pulled out a gun of his own and opened fire, shooting him. News reports didn’t specify where he was hit.

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The unidentified suspect was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. He condition was touch-and-go for a while, but police say is now expected to survive.

The suspect has been charged with robbery and using a firearm to commit a felony, the Virginian-Pilot said.

Police didn’t say whether or not the driver would face charges as a result of the shooting.

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