Uber Driver Fatally Shoots An Irate Man

An Uber driver in Florida fatally shot a man on Tuesday. The victim, Jason Boek tracked down the Uber when he thought he on-again, off-again girlfriend was in the car. 

Boek is seen in the video getting out of his truck and heading towards the driver while threatening to shoot him.

The Uber driver, Robert Westlake had a pistol on him and shot one time at Boek. Westlake immediately called 911 and explained the situation. "He ran me off road, jumped out of his vehicle," Westlake said calmly in the 911 call. "I couldn't get away, he came towards me, shouted he's got a pistol, reached for his waistband." Westlake said he fired one shot from a .40-caliber pistol."He dropped a cell phone. I kicked it away," said Westlake, who said he didn't realize it was a cell phone at first.

Uber did release a statement saying "We are saddened by this unfortunate incident and will continue to work with police on their investigation."

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