Police: Pizza driver exchanged gunfire with robbery suspects

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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – Nicholasville Police say one person was shot while trying to rob a pizza delivery driver over the weekend.

According to the Nicholasville Police Department, officers were called to a report of a robbery at the Comfort Inn on US 27 just south of Main Street on Saturday around 8:40 p.m.

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Around the same time, another call came in from someone in the same area who said they were injured, according to police.

When officers got to the Comfort Inn, a pizza delivery driver told them two people tried to rob him. He says he exchanged gunfire with them and they took off. Police say one of the suspects was shot and was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital, where he underwent surgery. The other suspect, who police say was a juvenile, was taken into custody and charged with robbery.