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UPS worker shot dead in targeted attack while leaving work, police say

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(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) — Police in Birmingham, Alabama, are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a UPS worker in a targeted attack, authorities said.


The shooting unfolded at about 6:05 p.m. Tuesday as UPS driver Anthony Lamar Love Jr. walked to his car at a Birmingham UPS facility after his shift ended, Birmingham police Sgt. Laquitta Wade said.

Love was confronted by a gunman who fired about 10 shots and then fled the scene, Wade said.

No one is in custody, Wade said.

A UPS spokesperson said in a statement, “We are saddened by the loss of our driver and extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and coworkers. We are cooperating with the authorities as they continue investigating this tragic incident.”

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