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Papa John's delivery driver shot, killed while delivering pizza in Cleveland

Posted: 8:36 AM, Jun 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-17 10:38:39-04
Papa John's delivery driver shot, killed on Cleveland's East Side

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are searching for suspects involved in a shooting early Sunday morning that left a pizza delivery driver dead on Cleveland's East Side.

Officers responded to the scene around 12 a.m. local time after receiving a call that a man had been shot, according to police.

Once on scene, officers found a man in a vehicle who had been shot and had crashed into two parked cars, police said.

Officers and fire crews administered first aid to the man until EMS arrived.

The man, identified as Daniel A. Scott, 28, of Cleveland, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to EMS.

The man, who was in his 30s, was delivering pizza for Papa John’s, police said.

The delivery driver was parked in front of a home when two men pulled up to him in a red car, exited the car and fired at him from both sides of his car, according to police.

Police said the two men then fled the scene.

The delivery driver’s car traveled a short distance from where he was parked and crashed into the two parked cars, according to police.

The homicide unit responded to the scene and the incident is currently under investigation.

Police said they have not made any arrests and the suspects have not yet been identified.

This story was originally published by Camryn Justice of WEWS in Cleveland.