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LA Lyft driver shot in head while carrying passengers

August 19, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a Lyft driver with two passengers in the back seat was shot in the head and wounded in what investigators believe was a road rage shooting.

KNBC-TV reports the 24-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being struck around 4:30 a.m. Sunday north of downtown.

Officials say he had just picked up two passengers when someone in another car opened fire. The victim’s car crashed, shearing a hydrant on a sidewalk. The passengers were unhurt.

Police say the suspect may have driven off in a white Toyota Prius.

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Information from: KNBC-TV, http://www.nbc4.tv/

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