IMPD investigating after Uber driver accidentally discharges gun

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INDIANAPOLIS – Metro police are investigating after an Uber driver accidentally discharged his weapon Friday evening.

According to a police report, officers responded to the Embassy Suites downtown.

A 50-year-old woman complained of pain and swelling after the 33-year-old driver accidentally discharged a gun into the ground and it ricocheted.

The report also indicates damage to a black Audi.

Uber’s firearm policy says the company “prohibits riders and drivers from carrying firearms of any kind in a vehicle while using our app.”

The report indicates no arrests or charges.

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