Man arrested for shooting at Uber driver in Joplin, Mo.

JOPLIN, Mo. — On May 14th, 2022 the Joplin Police Department Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from an UBER driver who advised he was just shot at near the intersection of 23rd and McCoy Avenue.

Joplin Police Officers responded to the area and made contact with the victim who advised he responded to the area to pick up a customer and was approached by an intoxicated individual dressed in a black shirt and black pants. Due to the individual acting erratically, the driver left without giving him a ride and upon leaving the driver advised he was shot at multiple times. Officers did locate a bullet hole in the read door of his vehicle. The victim in this case was not injured.