Police search for car involved in shooting of rideshare driver in DC

The Metropolitan Police Department is asking for help identifying a car related to the shooting of a rideshare driver in D.C. Friday.

Police say the shooting happened Friday afternoon in the 2900 block of Hillcrest Drive Southeast. Police responded to the scene around 2:40 p.m. to find the driver of the rideshare vehicle sitting in the front seat suffering from a gunshot wound. Investigators did not make it clear if the driver was actively transporting a rideshare customer at the time of the shooting. 

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Police say the victim was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators say the suspect was last seen after the shooting driving in Volkswagen Tiguan, described as having all black wheels and possible Florida tags. Police released a surveillance photo of the car to help with the search.

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Anyone who can identify the vehicle or has knowledge of the incident is asked to call MPD at (202) 727-9099 or text them at 50411. A $10,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case.