A wounded FedEx delivery driver turned the tables on an armed robber who shot him, killing him during a shootout in Philadelphia, police said.“Based on the preliminary story that was relayed it appears to be self-defense: he was shot first, he fired back,” Acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter said.On Tuesday, the 32-year-old FedEx driver traveled to the 600 block of Unruh Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia at 7:05 p.m. to make a delivery. As the driver approached the home he was confronted by an armed robber who stole items from his FedEx truck, according to investigators. The robber opened fire, hitting the driver in the abdomen.
Police said the driver was armed with his own weapon and returned fire, hitting the robber several times. The robber, although injured was able to escape with several stolen items. The injured driver then got into his truck and drove away.