Chinese food deliveryman ambushed, shot in Northeast Philly

A Chinese food delivery man is in critical condition tonight after being ambushed in Northeast Philly, police said.

About 7:30 p.m., officers from the 2nd District found the man, believed to be in his late 40s or early 50s, shot once in the chest on Kindred Street near Robbins, Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

He was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he is currently undergoing surgery.

Apparently, the man, from the Panda restaurant in the 6700 block of Bustleton Avenue, was lured to a vacant property by three males, who robbed him of an undisclosed amount of money before shooting him at point blank range with a shotgun.

The males fled on foot in an unknown direction, Small said.

The investigation is ongoing.