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Uber driver arrested in shooting in Atlanta

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FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo an Uber office is seen in Secaucus, N.J. Uber lost $2.9 billion in the first quarter as its overseas investments were hammered by the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Police arrested an Uber driver accused of fatally shooting one passenger and wounding a second early Wednesday in Atlanta, according to authorities.

According to Atlanta Police Department, Nigel Nembhard, 36 has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault.

A spokesperson for Uber confirmed that Nembhard was a driver for the company.

Uber has a no firearms policy, according to the company.

The man killed in the shooting was identified as 34-year-old Kevin Leonard Fulton, according to Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The shooting took place before 5 a.m. ET at a Chevron gas station, followed a dispute inside the vehicle between the two male victims.

Wednesday morning, officers discovered one person dead and another who was critically wounded, police said. A third passenger ran away.

“At some point, there was an argument inside the vehicle with the driver,” Atlanta police Lt. Daniel Genson said.

Two weapons were recovered, at least one was the driver’s, Genson told reporters.

Police are working to find out who the second one belongs to.