After dispute on freeway, Uber driver shot his passenger, who died soon after
Saturday June 2, 2018. 05:32 PM , from Ars Technica
Enlarge / Morning rush hour traffic makes its way along I-25 on October 12, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. (credit: RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Denver police announced Friday that they had arrested a local 29-year-old Uber driver, Michael A. Hancock, on suspected first-degree murder.
Hancock is believed to have shot and killed his passenger with his Ruger SR40 in the early hours of Friday morning while they were driving down Interstate 25, a primary north-south artery in the city.
UPDATE: 29 YO Michael Hancock has been arrested for investigation of first degree murder for the early morning shooting on I-25 and Unversity. pic.twitter.com/YVvKFVy5ge
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 1, 2018
According to USA Today, Hancock shot Hyun Kim, 45, after he claimed that Kim assaulted him.
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