Papa John’s has released a statement about an incident that involved one of their delivery drivers on Wednesday, April 11. Local Memphis published a story about the incident on their site.
The incident happened at about 9:30 pm on April 11 in the 8100 block of Portree Dr. at the Southwind Lake Apartments in Memphis, TN. A Papa John’s delivery driver was in the area delivering a pizza when two suspects approached the delivery driver.
One of the suspects pointed an object at the driver. That’s when the driver produced a firearm. The driver shot three times, hitting one suspect. Emergency services rushed the shot suspect to Regional One. He was in critical condition.
Police claim that they have four suspects in total. In addition to the shot suspect, three other suspects were located in the 4200 block of Hacks Cross. All three have been charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault.
Papa John’s released the following statement about the incident:
“We are aware of this incident and the local franchisee is working in full cooperation with the authorities. We understand the franchisee is also reviewing the facts internally and will address any employee infractions as appropriate.”
The pizza delivery driver has not been charged.
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