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Another Philly carjacker gets tables turned on him: Pizza delivery driver — with gun pointed at him — pulls his own gun and shoots thug six times.

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Crooks in Philadelphia apparently aren't paying attention to the news.

Because yet another lawbreaker — who likely figured it would be easy pickings to scare a motorist into handing over car keys — just got the tables turned on him.

What are the details?

Police said a 39-year-old pizza delivery driver was in the 3300 block of H Street in the Kensington neighborhood just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday when an armed carjacker approached him, WXTF-TV reported.

Then the suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the delivery driver and demanded his car, police told the station.

But the driver wasn't about to become a victim — and had a different kind of delivery up his sleeve.

Because at that moment the driver pulled out his own gun and fired multiple rounds at the suspected carjacker, authorities told WXTF. According to WPVI-TV, the driver hit the suspect six times.

Philadelphia Police Inspector DF Pace added to WPVI that the suspect returned fire, but the driver wasn't injured.

What happened next?

The 23-year-old suspect was taken to a hospital by a private vehicle and placed in extremely critical condition, WPVI said. Police added to WXTF that he was being held as a prisoner.

Two people who were with the suspect also were being held and questioned, WPVI said.

The driver had a permit to carry a concealed firearm, police told the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Increase in Philly carjackings — and drivers fighting back

The first month of 2022 has seen a surge in Philadelphia carjackings, as well as a noticeable pattern of some drivers successfully fighting back:

There already have been more than 90 carjackings so far in the city this year, WPVI said, adding that in 2021 there were more than 750.

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