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Uber Driver Who Shot 8 Makes Surprise Guilty Plea

Jason Dalton killed 6 in Michigan rampage

(Newser) - A Michigan man charged with killing six strangers between picking up rides for Uber pleaded guilty to murder on Monday, just before attorneys were set to interview jurors for his trial. Jason Dalton's surprise move came about three years after the shootings, which occurred over the course of a... More »

Judge: Kalamazoo Rampage Suspect Fit to Stand Trial

Jason Dalton declared mentally competent

(Newser) - The former Uber driver accused of killing six people during a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo has been cleared to stand trial. A judge ruled Friday that Jason Dalton is mentally competent after she received the results of a psychological exam that found he understands the charges and can assist with... More »

Cops: Shooting Suspect's Uber Lawsuit Is a Hoax

Jason Dalton isn't seeking $10M

(Newser) - The Uber driver charged with murdering six people during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo , Mich., hasn't sued Uber after all. Police on Thursday declared Wednesday's widespread reports of a lawsuit to be a hoax, reports CBS Detroit . County sheriff's officials talked to suspect Jason Dalton, who seemed... More »

Uber Driver Blames 'Demonic' App for Mass Shooting

He says he experienced 'full body takeover'

(Newser) - The Uber driver accused of murdering six people in Michigan last month gave cops an explanation he said would blow their minds: The app made him do it. According to police reports obtained by MLive , Jason Dalton told police that the Uber app on his iPhone took over his body... More »

Driver Charged With Murder in Kalamazoo Killings

6 counts, plus 2 counts of attempted murder

(Newser) - A prosecutor has charged an Uber driver with six counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder in a series of random shootings in western Michigan, the AP reports. The Kalamazoo County prosecutor filed the charges Monday against 45-year-old Jason Dalton of Kalamazoo Township. Dalton, who was arrested Sunday... More »

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