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File photo of Domino's Pizza store. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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HOUSTON (CBS Houston/AP) — Houston police say a Domino’s pizza delivery man has been fatally shot in an apparent robbery attempt.

The shooting happened around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday after 40-year-old Phillip Little of Houston attempted to deliver a pizza to a home in the 5500 block of Madden Lane around 11 p.m.

Investigators say the resident told the driver she had not ordered a pizza, so he started to walk back to his car.

According to KHOU, Houston police say Little was lured to the wrong house, then ambushed and shot in the back. Police also told the station that they believe the suspect, or suspects, hid near the house while waiting to ambush the driver.

Authorities say Little managed to get to his car, but drove through a yard on Martin Luther King at Canterway and hit a small building.

Little was taken to Ben Taub Hospital where he later died.

Sgt. W.L. Meeler says police believe the caller for the pizza was the person who shot the victim.

No arrests have been made in the case.

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