Police: Adventure Islands' parking lot shooting between Uber driver and passenger

Accidental discharge between Uber driver and passenger at Adventure Islands

TAMPA -- The Tampa Police Department responded to a shooting that happened in the Adventure Islands' theme park parking lot Sunday.

According to Tampa Police, an Uber driver arrived to pick up two potential riders when there was an argument over not riding due to wet clothing on one passenger.

The verbal argument turned into a physical confrontation, which led to the Uber driver reaching for his gun, which he claimed he used in self-defense. In the struggle, a shot was fired, but there were no reported injuries.

There have been no charges applied to the case at this time. 

Stay with 10News for further details. 

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