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Pizza deliveryman shot in Overbrook

Philadelphia police are investigating the overnight shooting of a pizza deliveryman in the city's Overbrook section.

Southwest Detectives said the man was shot as he was making a delivery to an apartment building on the 900 block of North 63rd Street shortly before 1 a.m.

The deliveryman was attacked by two men and shot at least three times, police said.

He was hospitalized and was in stable condition this morning.

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  • The attackers fled from the scene in a vehicle. Detectives don't have a full description of the suspects yet because the deliveryman has been in surgery.

    It wasn't known if the assailants robbed the man. A cell phone and pizza box were found at the scene, but investigators haven't determined whether the phone belongs to the victim or one of the attackers.


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