Denver police are questioning an Uber driver for investigation of allegedly fatally shooting a client early Friday morning on southbound Interstate 25, triggering a shutdown of the highway’s southbound lanes at University Boulevard through the commute, according to media reports.
The names of the Uber customer and driver have not been released. The shooting happened before 3 a.m. near the University exit. A car crashed into the concrete barrier at the median.
#UPDATE Homicide on I25 expect SB I25 at University to be closed thru rush hour due to large scene with evidence. All ptys involved are accounted for. Any witnesses on I25 between 230-245 am please call with information. Updates will be posted
— Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) June 1, 2018
Denver police declined to confirm reports by several media outlets that the incident involved an Uber driver.
Marika Putnam, Denver police spokeswoman, said the highway will be closed at least through the rush hour while police look for evidence
This is a breaking news story that will be updated as new details are available.
Source : Denver Post