FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – Police have arrested the suspect in the shooting that caught an Uber driver in the middle.
It was a scary moment for an Uber driver late Tuesday night, after he as he picked up a passenger in Fayetteville, Ga., and dropped her off in College Park, where he was shot at.The driver said the passenger initially told him she needed to make two trips; one to Walmart and another to her grandmother's house. However, he said, they ended up at a house, that she said was her boyfriend's house, located in the 6000 block of Kimberly Mill Road.
Once the passenger went inside, she found her boyfriend with another woman, according to the driver, who then heard arguing and said the passenger ran out the house with a man running after her.The passenger, he said, ordered him to drive and as he took off, the man allegedly fired several shots at the car. No one was shot, but the car's back window was shattered.
Fulton County Police received the call around 10:45 p.m., and arrived on scene, but the boyfriend and the woman inside refused to come out of the home. A SWAT team was called and a brief standoff ensued.Officers were able to get the couple out of the house after firing two stun grenades.
Police arrested 33-year-old Boynton Starrett and charged him with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.