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November 16, 2012
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Taxi operator robbed, shot


A taxi operator was shot and injured on Wednesday on Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, by a gunman who boarded his taxi and pretended to be a passenger. Reports from the police are that a male passenger boarded the taxi in Half-Way Tree and said he was heading to New Kingston.

Upon reaching Trafalgar Road, the man brandished a gun and attempted to rob the driver.

The driver was shot and the gunman exited the vehicle and ran towards a second vehicle which, the police theorise, was waiting for him.

The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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