Crime

Delivery driver wrestled gun away from assailants, Lexington police say

A Chinese food delivery driver wrestled a gun away from two men who tried to rob him Monday night.

Lexington police spokeswoman Sherelle Roberts said the delivery man, who also had a gun, wrestled the gun away from one of the men who were trying to rob him. She said the attempted robbery happened at 9:30 p.m. on Monday outside an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Devonport Drive.

Roberts said the robber's gun fired during the struggle, and the bullet hit a wall. The men fled. Someone who heard the gunshot called police. The delivery driver also called police.

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