Police: Uber driver wounded during Coney Island shooting

An Uber driver was shot while sitting in his car in Coney Island Friday night, police say.

News 12 Staff

Aug 22, 2020, 11:38 AM

Updated 1,376 days ago

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An Uber driver was shot while sitting in his car in Coney Island Friday night, police say.
News 12 is told that a man approached the 30-year-old driver and shot him in the right arm and torso just before 11 p.m. right outside 23-17 Mermaid Ave.
The driver was taken to the hospital in stable condition.
The shooter fled the scene on a bicycle. He was last seen wearing an orange-hooded sweatshirt, light-colored shoes and a fanny pack on his shoulder. He is believed to be in his 20s.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.


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