Lawton cab driver shot in neck by passengers
BY Associated Press
Friday, November 23, 2012
LAWTON — Police in Lawton are investigating after a cab driver was shot by two of his passengers.
Lawton police Capt. Craig Akard said the cab driver was shot in the neck late Wednesday after picking up two juvenile passengers.
Akard said the cab driver was shot as he was gathering change for the two passengers. He said the two males jumped from the taxi and ran away after shooting the driver.
Police said the driver's injuries aren't life-threatening and he was able to drive himself to a hospital.
Authorities said no money was taken from the driver and they aren't sure why the passengers opened fire.
No arrests have been made.