The Denver police report said that one of the witnesses called the 911 and told the police about the situation. Hancock told the witness that his passenger was trying to attack him on Interstate 25 so he shot and killed him. .
Police said that after they found Hancock’s silver car, they found a man with a gunshot wounded in the co-pilot position. The 45-year-old Hyun Kim was shot with multiple bullets. The police then discovered 10 on the side of Interstate 25. Empty shell case.
The police claimed that Hancock, 29, had difficulty breathing after being handcuffed by police officers and was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Hancock's family said he is defending himself. Hancock is a hard-working husband and father of two children. He is also a Christian and community volunteer.
Hancock has no criminal record in Colorado and has been a Uber driver for nearly three years. However, after Hancock was arrested, he was forbidden to use Uber App.
Uber said in a statement on Thursday: "We are deeply troubled by the events in Denver. Our hearts are with our families."
Hancock was held in Denver Prison and appeared for the first time on Saturday. At present, he did not submit a defense. It is not clear whether he hired a lawyer.