Police: Delivery driver killed in shootout with carjacking suspects, teen suspect hospitalized

A Philadelphia delivery driver was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking that turned into a shootout in the city’s Fairmount neighborhood Thursday night, authorieis say. 

Police responded to a call for a shooting on the 2700 block of Swain Street just before 9 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to the chest and left hand. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. 

Family members later identified the victim as 33-year-old Enyury Rodriquez.


Police believe Rodriquez, a delivery driver for nearby Fairmount Pizza and Grill, was set up for a carjacking when he was called to the address. 

Investigators say three suspects attempted to carjack him, but Rodriquez – who was armed – shot one of them. The suspects returned fire, killing the driver.

A 15-year-old suspect later showed up at the hospital wounded. 

Sources tell FOX 29's Jeff Cole that teen is now expected to face murder charges in the delivery driver's shooting death. 

Family members tell FOX 29 Rodriquez immigrated to America with his father from the Dominican Republic over a decade ago, and was working to support his 5-year-old son.