News Comment #2: A Maryland man is accused of fatally shooting his Uber driver and another passenger

Aaron Lanier Wilson, Jr. is accused of shooting an Uber driver, Tchakounte, and his passenger, Robinson. Police found the bodies of the victims Tuesday night.

One of the specialties of getting an Uber is you can share the ride and split the price with another passenger. Wilson confessed to being the other rider and that he was high on PCP.

No connections were thought of by the police as they investigated the victims and Wilson. Wilson was arrested due to his relation with the deaths and is being charged for first and second-degree murder, as stated by the police.

This article is a good example of objectivity. The journalists got their information from the police, kept the facts straightforward and specific and even spoke to a relative of one of the victims for additional input.

For more information click here: https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/29/us/uber-passenger-shooting-arrest/index.html

1 thought on “News Comment #2: A Maryland man is accused of fatally shooting his Uber driver and another passenger

  1. There were comments from the victim’s husband. Emotional. Does that fit in with being objective? Police reports like this are generally pretty short. It’s actually kind of unusual to have the quote.

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