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Uber vehicle struck on Lodge Freeway; passenger robbed

Detroit police investigating freeway robbery

DETROIT – Shots were fired Friday morning along the Lodge Freeway in Detroit when an Uber passenger was robbed after a collision.

UPDATE: Passenger shot at and robbed during Uber drive on Lodge Freeway in Detroit

An Uber driver was traveling with a passenger when two cars hit the Uber vehicle about 5:30 a.m., forcing it to pull over on the northbound side of Lodge Freeway near I-75. That's when two people exited those vehicles and robbed the Uber passenger. The robbers then took off in the vehicles.

Shots were fired, but no one was injured.

Detroit police are investigating.


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Larry Spruill Jr. joined the Local 4 News team in january 2018. He grew up as a military kid because his father is a retired Chief of the United States Air Force. Larry graduated from Valdosta State University in Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mass Media. Before coming to Detroit, he worked at WJAX in Jacksonville, Florida.