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Cab Driver Shot on First Avenue After Fare Dispute: NYPD

By Trevor Kapp | October 5, 2016 10:46am
 A cab driver was shot in the hand in East Harlem Wednesday morning, police said.
A cab driver was shot in the hand in East Harlem Wednesday morning, police said.
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EAST HARLEM — A cab driver was shot in the hand on First Avenue Wednesday after getting into a fare dispute with a passenger, police sources said.

The green cab driver was shot outside of 2369 First Ave., near 121st Street, about 9:05 a.m., police and fire officials said.

The 56-year-old man, who was not publicly identified, was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.

The gunman, believed to be in his 20s, fled wearing a black jacket and jeans, police said.