Fredrick Kelly Jr. was shot and killed on Friday night while allegedly trying to rob a pizza delivery man in West Melbourne, Florida.
According to the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Bryon Park had returned to his car after delivering a pizza to some people at a local Days Inn motel. Park was counting his money inside his car when he was approached by Kelly (pictured) who was armed with a knife (video below).
Brevard County Deputies claim Park, a former law enforcement officer, grabbed a gun from inside his car and and fired at Kelly, reports My Fox Orlando.
Kelly was fatally shot and pronounced dead at the scene. Kelly reportedly has a criminal background that includes armed robbery, aggravated battery and false imprisonment.
"Preliminary evidence in the case demonstrates that the intended victim of the robbery acted in self defense while being robbed by a violent criminal who was armed with a knife," said Sheriff Wayne Ivey.
Source: My Fox Orlando