Uber driver arrested for allegedly shooting passenger in self defense

The driver is facing a murder charge for shooting his passenger during an alleged altercation.
1:27 | 06/02/18

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Forward driver facing a murder charge this morning for shooting his own passenger he says in self defense police are now trying to unravel the mystery of what happened inside that vehicle NEC's Clayton standout has the story. This morning Denver police are trying to unravel the mystery of a deadly override the 911 call came in at 2:45 Friday morning. Our callers and Hoover. Drivers giving it your shot up passenger. That passenger 45 year old Kyung Kim shot multiple times officers tried CPR to save him but he died at a hospital if Gruber driver. Minutes after got gold bond flick beside his vehicle. The uber driver seen here in handcuffs is 29 year old Michael Hancock now facing a first degree murder charge. Police believe he fired ten shots at Kim but Hancock allegedly told a witnessed the shooting was self defense. Claiming he opened fire with a handgun because his passenger attacked him. Debate over government but that's. I believe he's our caller. Hancock's family says he's the father of two kids that he wanted to make the world a better place. Hoover says Hancock had been a driver for three years saying they are deeply troubled by the shooting and are working closely with police. And over reminds us this morning that drivers and passengers are banned from carrying guns wall using the app. As for that driver police say he is not talking to them without an attorney. And he is not yet entered a plea Dan Paula. I Clayton ten laboratory.

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