Man on hoverboard shoots Dallas driver, avoids capture

A man on a hoverboard shot a driver and managed to get away from police in Dallas early Thursday.

Police were called to a RaceTrac gas station in the 2800 block of Northwest Highway shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday. A man was found at the northwest Dallas gas station with a gunshot wound to his arm.

The man told police he was driving near Overlake Drive and Community Drive when he offered to give the man on the hoverboard a ride. The hoverboard rider, a black male with dreadlocks, declined.

The driver came back about 30 minutes later and offered a ride again, but that angered the hoverboard rider -- so the man on the hoverboard shot the driver in the right arm.

Police searched the immediate area for the suspect, but he managed to glide away from capture.

The victim was taken to Parkland Hospital, where he was expected to recover.

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