Atlanta gas station shooting: Rideshare driver kills passenger in car, injures another after feud
The argument escalated at the Chevron gas station in Atlanta where the driver opened fire on two passengers, killing one
ATLANTA, GEORGIA: A driver opened fire on passengers after an argument in a rideshare car, leaving one dead and one critically injured. A fight with the driver of a rideshare car paved way for gunfire, killing 34-year-old Kevin Leonard Fulton. According to police, the incident took place just before 5am outside a Chevron gas station in Atlanta on June 23.
Officers arrived at the scene to find two men with gunshot wounds. In a similar incident of shooting some days ago, a driver opened fire at an Oregon pot shop, killing three people on June 18. On the same day, two people died and two others were injured in an overnight shooting in North Carolina. A few days ago, at least 13 people were injured in a shooting in downtown Austin early Saturday, June 12. In another incident, eight people were shot during a mass shooting in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood on the morning of June 15.
According to the police, the men were using a rideshare service when they began arguing with the driver. The argument escalated at the Chevron station, where the driver opened fire at two passengers. Authorities said two guns were recovered from the scene but they aren't sure if both belong to the driver, or just one. The injured passenger was rushed to a nearby hospital. While he has not been identified, he is said to be in his mid-30s to 40s. A third passenger reportedly got away on foot. Police said they couldn't confirm which rideshare service the driver worked for, but he is being cooperative. They are working to figure out what started the argument.