The scene where an Uber driver was shot during a robbery.

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Livery Cab Driver Shot, Robbed By Passenger In The Bronx

March 17, 2018 - 11:01 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A livery cab driver was in the hosptial Saturday, after a passenger shot him during a robbery.

He was shot multiple times in the legs and torso.

Marie Romero can't believe the man survived.

"Wow, he's very lucky. I hope he's safe," she said.

The driver was in stable condition, after police say his passenger shot him during a robbery 45 minutes after midnight, on Morrison Avenue.

It happened right in front of Dev Ragu's home.

"I mean these kinds of things happen in a neighborhood like this, so what are you going to do?" Ragu said.

Police say the 5'8" suspect wearing a black sweatshirt got away with the driver's wallet.