Neiana Allen-Bailey accused in death of Amare W. Geda

A woman was arrested in the killing of Amare W. Geda, a father and rideshare driver. (Screenshots from ABC’s KING 5 Seattle)

An 18-year-old woman is accused of randomly walking up to an Uber driver and father of two and fatally shooting him before taking off in his Toyota Prius and leaving him to die on the street in downtown Seattle.

Neiana Allen-Bailey was arrested Thursday in the killing of Amare W. Geda, who police said died near First Avenue South and South Walker Street around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The suspect was being held at the King County Correctional Facility with bail set at $2 million, online jail booking records show. A court hearing was set for Tuesday. It was unclear Saturday whether she had a lawyer.

Citing court documents, ABC Seattle affiliate KOMO-TV published details about the arrest, including the suspect’s alleged statements to investigators about shooting Geda during a physical altercation and her alleged story about driving the victim’s Prius for two days around the Seattle area — visiting her family in Skyway, smoking marijuana in Rainier Beach, getting her hair done in Kent and gassing the car up for $20 at a car wash in Renton.

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