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Man arrested, charged with shooting of Uber driver

Posted October 16, 2019 6:43 p.m. EDT
Updated October 16, 2019 6:46 p.m. EDT

Adam Daquan Jones (Raleigh Police Department photo)

— Raleigh police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the Oct. 7 shooting of an Uber driver.

Officials said Adam Daquan Jones was arrested in connection to the shooting that left Maimuna Jeng, 53, with a bullet wound to the head. The shooting happened between New Bern Avenue and Boyer Street just after 2 a.m.

Jones was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to kill. He was arrested and transported to Wake County Detention Center.

Officials said when Jeng stopped her vehicle at the request of a passenger, Jones approached the passenger side and, after an exchange, began shooting into the rear passenger area of the vehicle. Jeng drove off and came to a stop at New Bern Avenue and East Jones Street.

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