Uber Won’t Change Policies Following Michigan Shooting

“There were no red flags, if you will, that we could anticipate something like this,” company spokesperson Joe Sullivan says

Uber won’t be changing any of its policies following the revelation that one of its drivers was allegedly responsible for the Michigan shooting rampage that left six victims dead.

“There were no red flags, if you will, that we could anticipate something like this,” Uber’s chief security officer, Joe Sullivan, told Reuters.

The company did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s requests for comment.

Uber driver Jason Dalton has been charged with six counts of murder, two counts of assault with intent to commit murder and eight firearms charges for his alleged role in a string of shootings in Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Saturday night.

The suspect allegedly drove around town, gunning down random victims along the way, according to police. Dalton allegedly picked up Uber passengers in between killings.

“We got about a mile from my house, and he got a telephone call. After that call, he started driving erratically, running stop signs,” passenger Matt Mellen told WWMT in West Michigan. “We were driving through medians, driving through the lawn, speeding along and when we came to a stop, I jumped out the car and ran away.”

Mellen also told the station he was “upset because I tried contacting Uber after I had talked to the police saying that we needed to get this guy off the road.”

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