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

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

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

An Uber driver shot a passenger who attacked him on Wednesday night in Hollywood, Florida.

An Uber driver shot a passenger who attacked him on Wednesday night in Hollywood, Florida. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

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

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

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

An Uber driver heads out on a trip.

An Uber driver heads out on a trip. (Uber)

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 police.

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