Monday 23 Oct 2017

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Uber Driver Shot While Dropping Off Rider In North Carolina

Authorities are investigating after an Uber driver was shot when he was dropping off a customer.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police tell local media outlets the shooting happened at around 10 p.m. Saturday at an apartment complex in Ballantyne, a suburb of Charlotte.

Police say the driver dropped off a customer and then encountered someone who shot at him several times, hitting him once.

Police say the man was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the shooter, Michael Dunlap, lived in the complex and has been charged with attempted first-degree murder and damage to property. It wasn’t immediately known if he had an attorney.

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