Uber driver in Venice shot during gang-related shooting

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
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VENICE, Calif. (KABC) -- An Uber driver was caught in the line of fire during a gang-related shooting in Venice.

The male Uber driver was shot while driving southbound on Louella Avenue from Lucille Avenue around 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Three passengers, two males and a female, were inside the Uber car at the time of the incident. Police said the shots were fired from another car that pulled up alongside them, carrying 3 or 4 individuals.

The driver was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The search continues for the shooting suspects.

The passengers were taken into custody in a different case.