Petersburg UPS driver shot on delivery route

Posted at 9:13 PM, Dec 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-11 00:22:42-05

PETERSBURG, Va. (WTVR)—A UPS delivery driver was shot this evening and has been taken to the hospital.

Police sources tell CBS 6 that just after 8 p.m. tonight, a UPS driver was shot in what may have been a robbery attempt, although Petersburg Police say the motive has not been determined. 

The driver was stopped at Lieutenants Run Apartments when he was confronted.  

Sources tell CBS 6 that the driver was shot once in the leg. He was taken to the Southside Regional Medical Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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