Lyft driver killed, passenger wounded in Cleveland shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a driver for a ride-hailing service was fatally shot and his passenger was injured in a shooting in Cleveland.

Cleveland police say the driver for the Lyft service was shot several times early Monday and a passenger riding in the backseat was wounded in the arm. Police say a 19-year-old man who showed up a Cleveland hospital with another man has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

A statement from Lyft says the San Francisco-based company is horrified by what happened and is gathering information.

Cleveland.com reports the driver was a 32-year-old man and the passenger is a 31-year-old woman.

Officers say a car pulled up alongside the driver and opened fire. A witness reported hearing about 10 gunshots.

 

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