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Uber eats a bullet in driver’s face as he places an order in the back of construction sites, officials say – NBC Chicago

An Uber Eats driver was shot in the face on Sunday night while placing an order in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood, authorities said.

At around 7 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Wood, a 24-year-old man working for Uber Eats was shot in the face and ears and taken to an undamaged area hospital, officials said.

An 18-year-old man near the sidewalk at the time of the shooting was also shot in the thigh, police said. He was taken to a local hospital in good condition.

No one was in custody on Sunday night and detectives are investigating.

Uber released the following statement on Sunday evening:

What the police are reporting is very alarming and our hearts go out to the driver and his family at this time. We are ready to assist the police in their investigation.

NBC Chicago

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