Man Dies in Uber Shooting. Second Passenger Death in Two Days in Charlotte.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two Uber passengers died over the weekend in Charlotte.

The latest victim was a man, riding in an Uber with a woman in northeast Charlotte when shots were fired into the rideshare vehicle Sunday.

The driver of the rideshare told Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department investigators a second car had pulled alongside them when the shooting began.

The driver had recently picked up the passengers and was driving to a location that police did not disclose.

The man, identified as 19-year-old Jacquez Keyshawn Moore, died of his injuries at the scene, according to Medic. The woman, whose name has not been released, was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Officers responded to the area of Old Concord Road and East W.T. Harris Blvd shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday.

The rideshare driver, who was not identified and did not suffer any injuries, reported hearing multiple shots. He drove away from the car before pulling over and calling 911, according to CMPD.

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