Uber driver shoots alleged carjacker

Police are reporting an Uber driver  who shot and wounded one of two men who allegedly tried to carjack him at gunpoint, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

The driver told police that two men got into his Uber after he let out another passenger and forced him to drive them near Bienville and N. Telemachus Street. Police say when the suspects forced the driver out of the car, the driver fired at them, striking one of them.

The two men fled. No arrests have been made. 

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