Robbery Leaves Cab Driver Shot, Police Say

By Trevor Kapp on January 14, 2013 7:55am 

 Police say this man shot a livery cab driver three times in Soundview Sunday morning.
Police say this man shot a livery cab driver three times in Soundview Sunday morning.
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SOUNDVIEW — Cops are hunting a man they say shot a livery cab driver three times during a botched robbery Sunday morning.

Police say the suspect entered the victim’s cab on White Plains Road and Lafayette Avenue, in the Bronx, at 5:10 a.m., showed a gun and demanded money.

He then shot the victim three times and fled empty handed, police said.

The suspect is described as in his 20s with a goatee beard. He was last seen wearing a tan bubble jacket and a dark hoodie with “Abercrombie” on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

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