FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – An Uber driver said he’s lucky to be alive after he was shot at during an attempted robbery in Lauderhill.
Jorge Sanchez said he had just finished a ride in the 4400 block of NW 18th Street when his passenger pulled out a gun and tried to rob him.READ MORE: FHP Searching For Men Accused Of Carjacking Good Samaritans
“This guy pulled a gun on my head and told me to give him my wallet. I just told him in the name of Jesus Christ exit my car. He was backing up from the car, I just started driving and he shot two times,” said Sanchez.READ MORE: US Dept. Of Health: Number Of COVID-19 Hospitalizations In Florida Continue To Decline
He was not hit but his car was.MORE NEWS: Florida Joins Fight Against Partnership Between American Airlines & JetBlue
Sanchez drove to an apartment complex on NW 49th Avenue and called the police. He said he was shaken up but otherwise okay.