Lyft driver shot while picking up client in Detroit

Shooter unknown

DETROIT – A Lyft driver was shot in Detroit while picking up a client Sunday morning, police said. 

The shooting happened at 6:45 a.m. Sunday when the shared-ride driver was on her way to pick up a client in the 9000 block of Grandville Avenue in Detroit. 

When she arrived, the client was damaging a vehicle on the driveway at a home in the area. After the shared-ride driver pulled up, the client ran towards the car and told the victim to drive.

A person then came out of the house and started firing shots. The shooter struck the shared-ride driver, a 33-year-old, in the thigh. The shooter is unknown. 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 800-SPEAK-UP. 

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