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Would-be robber shot, killed by Domino's pizza driver {W. Melbourne, FL}
CFN13 ^ | 24 Aug 2013 | Jerry Hume

Posted on 08/24/2013 5:31:25 AM PDT by shove_it

WEST MELBOURNE -- Investigators say a Brevard County pizza delivery man takes action into his own hands -- shooting and killing a would-be robber.

Investigators said a Domino's employee had just delivered a pizza to one of the rooms at the Days Inn off US-192 near Interstate 95.

Agents said after delivering the pizza just before midnight, the driver went back to his car, sat down and starting counting his money and tip, waiting for his next call for a delivery.

That’s when investigators said a man approached him with a knife, demanding money and threatening to kill him.

“At that point the delivery man, who had a weapon in his vehicle, pulled his firearm, shooting the robber one time and at this point the robber is deceased and we’re continuing our investigation,” said Maj. Tod Goodyear from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators have not released the names of the would-be robber or pizza delivery driver.

The sheriff's office said no charges are being considered right now.

The hotel's general manager said the company has no comment.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: bang; banglist; fl; guncontrol; knife; secondamendment
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Another story with a happy ending of an armed robber shot dead by his intended victim, right here in my town.
1 posted on 08/24/2013 5:31:25 AM PDT by shove_it
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To: shove_it; NonValueAdded

Brevard bang


2 posted on 08/24/2013 5:32:39 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it; kristinn; abenaki

Bump to come back for more information when it is available.

Local for me too.


3 posted on 08/24/2013 5:34:36 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: shove_it
Now that is what the sheriff and police departments really do best. Clean up the mess.
4 posted on 08/24/2013 5:37:40 AM PDT by Tupelo (There are no Republicans or Democrats in Washington. Just Millionaires protecting their turf.)
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To: shove_it

I hope the delivery guy doesn’t lose his job now...but at least he’s alive to lose it


5 posted on 08/24/2013 5:37:55 AM PDT by moovova
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To: 3D-JOY

“No charges”? YET.......

If the dead perp was black, the race baiters won’t wait more than a day to start demanding charges for some dumb reason.

I love these early morning happy endings.


6 posted on 08/24/2013 5:39:27 AM PDT by Progov
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To: 3D-JOY

“No charges”? YET.......

If the dead perp was black, the race baiters won’t wait more than a day to start demanding charges for some dumb reason.

I love these early morning happy endings.


7 posted on 08/24/2013 5:39:27 AM PDT by Progov
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To: BlueYonder; thingumbob; amzgirl; 75thOVI; Ravenstar; June2; LuvFreeRepublic; AdvisorB; 88keys; ...
Brevard County, Florida ping.

Let me know if you want on or off this ping list.
(not associated with the county government)


8 posted on 08/24/2013 5:39:45 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: moovova

Now for the dreaded part. What was the racial makeup of the delivery driver and the deceased robber?


9 posted on 08/24/2013 5:41:04 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: moovova

Every time a pizza delivery guy gets fired for shooting in self defense, there should be a social media offensive against the corporation announcing a boycott on his behalf.


10 posted on 08/24/2013 5:41:13 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: dowcaet

Did not it say in the article?


11 posted on 08/24/2013 5:42:41 AM PDT by sport
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To: Progov

Perp was black, dunno about the pizza guy yet.


12 posted on 08/24/2013 5:44:38 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it
Yay for the pizza Driver!

It's one of the most dangerous jobs around.

May everyone who tries to rob a pizzaman die in the same fashion.

Score another point for civilization!

13 posted on 08/24/2013 5:45:19 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: PATRIOT1876

Don’t bring a knife to a gunfight.


14 posted on 08/24/2013 5:49:03 AM PDT by citizen (We get the government we choose. America either voted for Obama or handed it to him by not voting.)
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To: shove_it

“At that point the delivery man, who had a weapon in his vehicle, pulled his firearm, shooting the robber one time and at this point the robber is deceased.”

Sounds like everything from “that point” to “this point” went well.

Excellent report.


15 posted on 08/24/2013 5:49:33 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: All

Don’t forget today is Starbucks “Skip Starbucks Saturday” boycott day for the anti-second amendment crowd.

I plan on visiting, buying an item, and leaving a 2 dollar tip, telling them it’s for Starbuck’s respect for laws that recognize our 2nd amendment rights.

I hope you will too.


http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/08/21/starbucks-boycott-gun-control-group/2681203/


16 posted on 08/24/2013 5:51:56 AM PDT by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: shove_it

So, occurred at a Day’s Inn off I-95.....boy there’s a place a pizza delivery guy must hate.

The article does not mention race at all so we can assume with high probability the dead perp was black or an illegal.


17 posted on 08/24/2013 5:55:56 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: shove_it; mickie; pax_et_bonum
Memo to this pizza driver: If you leave this job to become a rocket scientist, my best to you. If you remain in this job, make a note that after you deliver a pizza at midnight don't return to your vehicle in a dark, deserted parking lot in the low-rent district, and don't sit down and start counting your money and tips while waiting for your next delivery call. End of memo.

Leni

18 posted on 08/24/2013 5:56:05 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: zipper

http://money.cnn.com/2013/03/26/news/companies/starbucks-gay-marriage/index.html


19 posted on 08/24/2013 5:57:41 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: moovova

email Domino’s!! I just did and told them they need to reward this driver, not punish him.


20 posted on 08/24/2013 6:03:16 AM PDT by spacejunkie2001
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To: shove_it

Like everyone else, I too love a happy ending. However....there are too many details missing for me before I throw confetti. 1) Driver is in his car, counting his bucks, and I’m guessing since it’s midnite the dome light is on for all in the immediate vicinity to see what he is doing. That’s not smart. 2) Is the motor running? If so, why didn’t the driver just drive away? I have had my carry permit for quite a few years, and thank God I have not had to shoot anyone. A large part of my training is “situational awareness” whereby I win every gunfight I don’t get into. And when in my car, if I see something that tingles the spidey sense, I drive away and call it in. I’m not saying the victim didn’t have every right to defend himself against a knife wielding robber who threatened his life. I’m just saying there are too many unknowns for me to fire any “hooray” shots in the air. Perhaps the driver saved the innocent life that this mutt would have taken next week, only God knows. Lastly, from similar stories I’ve seen before Dominos will probably fire the driver. It forbids delivery people from carrying.


21 posted on 08/24/2013 6:05:27 AM PDT by W.Lee (It took me a long time to learn my elbow from a hot rock.)
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To: EEGator; zipper

Looks like Starbucks boycott is a push.


22 posted on 08/24/2013 6:08:27 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: moovova

I hope the delivery guy doesn’t lose his job now...but at least he’s alive to lose it
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He will be fired for having the gun , Dominos has a policy that their drivers are unarmed ... the smart drivers always carry though.


23 posted on 08/24/2013 6:10:39 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: shove_it

That’s how I feel. I’ll never understand businesses making political statements. They wind up alienating so many customers.


24 posted on 08/24/2013 6:12:26 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: W.Lee; MinuteGal

As noted above by Leni, the the pizza guy is not a rocket scientist but give him credit for having a job. Surely he has learned from this experience and has rid my community of a real bad apple.


25 posted on 08/24/2013 6:14:46 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it

Just south of me.


26 posted on 08/24/2013 6:25:01 AM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: Gaffer

Thats a rough area after dark.Doubt a room occupant and an I-95 quick on and off ramp get a way is a serious consideration and I guess the delivery guy was aware of that.


27 posted on 08/24/2013 6:32:50 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: t1b8zs

That’s likely why he carried a gun.


28 posted on 08/24/2013 6:34:54 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: elcid1970
Every time a pizza delivery guy gets fired for shooting in self defense, there should be a social media offensive against the corporation announcing a boycott on his behalf.

If Domino's or any other pizza joint is exposed to charges, it won't make a difference. Better to do what Wisconsin does: IF your establishment allows concealed carry, you are protected against the CCW permit holder's actions. If you don't and a CCW holder is injured or killed when a weapon might have helped him, you can be held liable. THAT makes all the difference.
29 posted on 08/24/2013 6:36:03 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There's no salvation in politics.)
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To: zipper

Sorry, that’s kind of a worthless gesture where I live. No matter what Starbuck’s believes, the Nazi Gestapo in the People’s Republic of Maryland knows better that my rights as a citizen are just not that important.


30 posted on 08/24/2013 6:37:53 AM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA-NOT IN MY TROOP)
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To: Progov

If the shooter was black there won’t be any problem regardless of the race of the dead person.


31 posted on 08/24/2013 6:54:09 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: shove_it

If the shooter was other than black the “perp” will become the “victim”, if the shooter was black the “perp” will still be the perp and his race, creed, sex, and national origin will be unimportant.


32 posted on 08/24/2013 6:56:41 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: shove_it

Freelance socialism has it’s dangers.


33 posted on 08/24/2013 7:05:07 AM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: RipSawyer; Progov; All

I’ve been following this story on the local 24 hour TV news channel. The only update to the original video of the sheriff’s dept statement is CFN13 edited out the description of the perp being black - that tells me the pizza guy is not black. Things are real touchy around here about news reports including racial descriptions of perps and vics since the Zimmerman trial as they are everywhere, I expect.


34 posted on 08/24/2013 7:21:44 AM PDT by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us about 0bama's America)
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To: shove_it

No description of the perp, ergo, must be one of Holder’s People!


35 posted on 08/24/2013 8:35:02 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: W.Lee

“...from similar stories I’ve seen before Dominos will probably fire the driver. It forbids delivery people from carrying.”

If thats’ true, Dominos drivers need to be quitting en-masse. The other thing I see is that if you live in South Florida, you need to be armed just to survive. That whole part of the state behaves like Chicago! I mean seldom a day goes by here on FR where you DON’T read about an armed situation where a citizen has to defend himself.


36 posted on 08/24/2013 8:42:20 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: zipper

Well that’s another good reason to skip Starbucks, but the first and foremost reason to skip Starbucks is that their coffee sucks and is overpriced.


37 posted on 08/24/2013 8:44:44 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: dowcaet

Would you like pepperoni on that chest wound?

Good for the driver!


38 posted on 08/24/2013 8:51:12 AM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: shove_it

Aw, c’mon. I’ll bet the pizza driver was stalking the poor perp. I sure hope the pizza guy isn’t a white hispanic; if so, he is toast.


39 posted on 08/24/2013 9:05:18 AM PDT by Salvey
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To: Stevenc131

Well said!!!


40 posted on 08/24/2013 9:08:43 AM PDT by Fireone (Impeach and imprison, NOW! Treason and murder are still crimes.)
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To: moovova
The last one of these incidents I remember from a couple months ago was I believe a Pizza Hut driver. He was taken off deliveries and demoted. As a delivery driver for a local family owned Pizza place I wondered

"What is a demotion from driver?"

Domino's has had a fire the victim policy for years.

41 posted on 08/24/2013 9:15:48 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Don't assume Shahanshah Obama will allow another election.)
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To: PATRIOT1876
It's one of the most dangerous jobs around.

Do a search on "pizza driver shoots" and be amazed (or maybe not) at the volume of articles reporting the drivers saving their lives and then being fired.

42 posted on 08/24/2013 9:55:13 AM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: MinuteGal

Not exactly that “Low Rent”. I live pretty much right across from there.


43 posted on 08/24/2013 2:01:11 PM PDT by 75thOVI ("The crews of all submarines captured should be treated as pirates and hanged". Sir Arthur Wilson)
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To: cyclotic
Sorry, that’s kind of a worthless gesture where I live. No matter what Starbuck’s believes, the Nazi Gestapo in the People’s Republic of Maryland knows better that my rights as a citizen are just not that important.

Then just give up.

Oh wait, you already did.

44 posted on 08/24/2013 4:10:06 PM PDT by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: EEGator

Just as with children, you reward them for good behavior.

And punish them for bad behavior.

But you distinguish between the two.


45 posted on 08/24/2013 4:11:42 PM PDT by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Mastador1
Well that’s another good reason to skip Starbucks...

??? Starbucks not joining the anti-gun, anti-self-defense movement is a good reason to skip Starbucks? Not in my book. And certainly not today.

46 posted on 08/24/2013 4:19:15 PM PDT by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: zipper

Perhaps you’re too simple to understand. When you live in a socialist cesspool like Maryland, the concept of open carry is foreign to the subjects. Thus, going into a Starbucks or any other establishment to than them for allowing open carry would be met with blank stares.

It’s not giving up, it’s practicing a reality.


47 posted on 08/24/2013 4:37:48 PM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA-NOT IN MY TROOP)
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To: cyclotic
Perhaps you’re too simple to understand. When you live in a socialist cesspool like Maryland, the concept of open carry is foreign to the subjects.

I live in a Red state. Perhaps you are the "simple" one.

48 posted on 08/24/2013 4:41:20 PM PDT by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: shove_it
Travon II


Fredrick Kelly Jr. (Brevard County Sheriff's Office / August 24, 2013)

49 posted on 08/24/2013 5:56:33 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: shove_it
Updated story from CF News 13
Investigators say a Brevard County pizza delivery man took action into his own hands -- shooting and killing a would-be robber.

Investigators said Byron Park, a Domino's employee, had just delivered a pizza to one of the rooms at the Days Inn off US-192 near Interstate 95.

Park, 54, went back to his car, sat down and starting counting his money and tip, waiting for his next call for a delivery.

That’s when investigators said 32-year-old Fredrick Kelly Jr. approached him with a knife, demanding money and threatening to kill him.

Park pulled out his firearm and fired once toward Kelly, who was struck and pronounced dead at the scene.

"Preliminary evidence in the case demonstrates that the intended victim of the robbery acted in self-defense while being robbed by a violent criminal who was armed with a knife," said Sheriff Wayne Ivey. "The suspect in this investigation was released from prison in 2009, after serving a reduced sentence for similar violent crimes.”

Investigators said Kelly had a lengthy violent criminal history, which included armed robbery, false imprisonment and aggravated battery.

The hotel's general manager said the company has no comment.


50 posted on 08/24/2013 6:00:51 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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