Cab Driver Shot

By: 23 Newsroom
By: 23 Newsroom

It happened around 1 a.m. Monday morning at the intersection of Fairview and Irving Avenues.

A taxi customer displayed a gun and demanded money. The driver handed over money but as the suspect fled the cab. He shot the driver in the face with a pellet gun.

The driver was taken to Rockford Memorial Hospital. He was treated and released.

The suspect is described as a black male, in his 20s, 5’6” and 170 pounds. He has a medium build and a scar on his check. He was last seen wearing a brown ski type coat and jeans

If you have any information call Rockford police or your local Crimestoppers.

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