Pizza delivery driver shot, killed near Lynn elementary school

LYNN, MA (WHDH) - Authorities say a pizza delivery driver was shot and killed Monday night behind a school on Bowler Street in Lynn. Police are searching for the gunman.

Officials say the victim was shot multiple times shortly before 6 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Pius V School, a religious elementary school.

Officers found the victim, who was later identified as a 24-year-old Salem man, dead in his vehicle. Authorities say the man was shot while inside his car.

A witness walking in the area says she heard three shots ring out before a car fled the scene at a high rate of speed.

School was not in session when the shooting happened. The school’s principal said class will be held on Tuesday.

Friends of the victim say they can’t imagine anyone who would want to hurt him.

No arrests have been made. Sources tell 7News that police are searching for black Audi with New Hampshire plates.

The shooting is being investigated by Essex District Attorney’s Office, Essex State Police Detective Unit and Lynn Police.

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