Lyft Driver Shot on North Texas Highway and Later Dies, Police Investigate

The driver was traveling northbound on IH 635 when the incident occurred


Police are investigating after a Lyft driver was shot and killed while driving along I-635 in Mesquite.

The shooting happened on Tuesday, just before 7:30 p.m. near the I-635 and I-30 interchange.

A rider inside the Lyft, who was not injured, called police after the shooting.

The driver was identified as 58-year-old Robert Berry from Granbury, TX. 

Berry was unconscious when police arrived at the scene. He was transferred to a hospital where he later died.

Mesquite police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 972-285-6336.

Crime Stoppers is also offering a $5000 reward to anyone who provides information leading to arrest and indictment. Individuals can call 1-877-373-TIPS (8477) 24/7 with information. 

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