Pizza delivery driver shot with pellet gun in Batavia

BATAVIA, Ill. (WLS) -- A pizza delivery driver said he was shot with a pellet gun after delivering an order to a home in west suburban Batavia.

Police said the 51-year-old man was making a delivery to a home in the 300-block of Woodland Hills Road around 10:20 p.m. when her was grabbed from behind.

During a struggle, police said he was shot in the head with what appears to be an compressed-air pellet gun. His injury was not life-threatening. He also had scrapes and bruises.

The suspect drove away in a dark-colored SUV, possibly an older model Jeep Cherokee.

The incident remains under investigation.
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