Two Armed Men Shot a Man Who Refused to Give Them Pizza
PASSAIC, NJ — August 1, 2018
Authorities have two New Jersey residents in custody in the murder of a New Jersey pizza deliveryman.
They are 18-year-old Andy DeJesus and 18-year-old Joel Nunez, both from Garfield. They both are suspects in the murder of 27-year-old Dervy Almonte-Moore.
According to police, somebody called 911 and reported a motor vehicle accident just after 2 a.m. on July 15.
When the police arrived, they found the Elmwood Park man unresponsive inside his 1998 black Toyota Camry, which had struck a tree.
According to the witness, who was homeless, Almonte-Moore was making a pizza delivery for Jumbo's Pizza in Wallington when two armed men approached his car. Then they started to loudly confront him; demanding money and pizza, which was in his car. Then, the witness said he heard a few shots.
Investigators said the man was shot while attempting to drive away from the two. Almonte-Moore was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's University Medical Center.
DeJesus and Nunez are charged with first-degree murder, robbery and unlawful possession of a weapon.