A California father of two and Marine Corps veteran was shot and killed while he was driving for Uber early Friday morning.
Aaron Orozco, 38, picked up two male passengers and then stopped at a 7-Eleven in Lynwood, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
“During the initial investigation, deputies learned the victim was working as a rideshare driver and had picked up two male black adults,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release.
The Uber driver and the two passengers got into a “physical altercation” at the 7-Eleven parking lot, according to police. Around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, one of the passengers pulled out a gun and shot Orozco in the upper torso. The father of two was pronounced dead at the crime scene.
One of the suspects fled on foot, and the other individual stole Orozco’s black Honda Accord. Police found the vehicle abandoned not far from the crime scene.
The two suspects are still at large. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. You can provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
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