Philippine Daily Inquirer

Denver police arrest Uber driver after passenger is shot dead


DENVER— A driver with ride-sharing service Uber was arrested on Friday for suspicion of first-degree murder after he fatally shot a passenger in his vehicle. Michael Andre Hancock, 29, was being held without bond in the Denver County jail pending formal filing of charges. According to Denver Police , on Friday morning a man later identified as Hancock told a motorist on the side of a highway that he had just shot a rider who tried to attack him. Police found a sedan stopped perpendicu­lar to traffic on a ramp and a man with gunshot wounds lying on the floor board of the front passenger seat. The dead manwas identified as Hyun Kim, 45. Police said they took a semi-automatic pistol from Hancock and recovered 10 spent cartridges on the shoulder of the highway.

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