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Kalamazoo shootings suspect told police that Uber app possessed him

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- A police report says the man charged with killing six people and wounding two others in southwestern Michigan told investigators he was being controlled by an Uber app through his cellphone.

Authorities say he carried out the shootings in between driving for Uber. According to the report released Monday, Jason Dalton said "it feels like it is coming from the phone itself and he didn't know how to describe that."

Dalton is charged with murder and attempted murder in the Kalamazoo-area shootings Feb. 20 outside an apartment complex, a restaurant and at a car lot. Two people survived.

Police say in the report Dalton said "he is not a killer and he knows that he has killed."

The documents also revealed that Dalton had warned his wife she wouldn't be able to return to work and their children couldn't go back to school — and she'd understand everything by watching TV news.

Carole Dalton told investigators she was stumped by what he told her the night of the shootings. At that time, the first shooting had already occurred.