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Florida Uber driver shoots passenger after getting attacked over drop off location: Report

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A Hollywood, Florida, Uber driver was allegedly involved in a shooting on Wednesday night after being attacked by a messenger over the drop-off location, according to reports.

News station WPLG in Pembroke rk, Florida, reported that the incident happened just after 7:30 pm near the intersection of Oak Drive and North rk Road.

WPLG contacted Hollywood Police Department public information officer Deanna Bettineschi, who said the messenger and driver argued about the drop-off location before the driver was attacked.

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Bettineschi did not immediately respond to Acesparks’ requests for more information about the incident.

During the attack, the messenger was shot and exited the vehicle before running to a nearby gated community.

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Bettineschi told the news station that the driver drove a short distance before pulling over to call police, WPLG reported.

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Once police arrived, they administered lifesaving first aid until emergency personnel arrived.

Investigators told WPLG the victim was transported to an area hospital and his condition was unknown.

The Uber driver, WPLG reported, sustained facial injuries but was not hospitalized. He also remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

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The driver was not charged, according to the police.

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