Uber driver shot while on duty in Pinellas County

Uber driver shot while on duty in Pinellas County 

Posted: 12:46 pm Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

By Sam

According to Fox 13, Pinellas County detectives are investigating the shooting of an Uber driver which then resulted in a wreck.

Terence Baxter, 33, of Brandon drove a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu and was on duty driving for Uber early this morning. It was around 4am that deputies received word of his accident. He was found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen in the vehicle nearby Ulmerton Road and 40th Street North. Baxter is currently being treated at Bayfront with life-threatening injuries. Baxter has also told police that he was ‘jumped’. The situation is currently being investigated.

Question to my Uber driver friends, do stories like this worry you? Or are these happenings rare enough that you can shake it off? Scary stuff for sure.