Police: NC Uber driver shot in head while giving ride

Uber driver shot in head while giving ride in Raleigh on Oct. 7, 2019. (Photo: WNCN)

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — Police in North Carolina say an Uber driver was shot in the head while dropping off a passenger.

News outlets report Raleigh Police say the driver was finishing a trip early Monday morning when shots were fired into her vehicle and a stray bullet or fragment hit the top of the driver’s head. Officials say her injuries aren’t considered life-threatening.

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WRAL reports the passenger fled the car, and the victim drove for a mile until she could stop and call for help.

She was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Police are searching for suspects.