CHICAGO (CBS) — A man helping his brother deliver pizzas was robbed and shot late Thursday night in the Washington Park neighborhood.
Police said a 50-year-old man was helping to deliver pizza to an apartment near 54th and Indiana around 11 p.m..
Maurice Wickliffe, the driver for for Italian Fiesta Pizzeria said his brother, Wayne Storball, was helping because Maurice has an injured hand. He watched helplessly as the robbery went down.
There was a struggle, and the victim was shot in the leg. Police said they took off running with the pizza and money.
“It hurts because I had to leave him laying there to get help,” said Wickliffe.
He said he won’t be delivering pizzas anymore.
“Yesterday was my last day. I’ve been doing this for 18 years and I can’t do it no more.”
Maurice said the suspects took more than $100.
“They had robbed him for all the money that he had collected for me.”
The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.
Police have not provided a description of the suspects.
No one was in custody Friday morning. Area Central detectives were investigating.