Senseless Murder to Start New Year

Cabbie Shot and Killed, Cab Found

By TV20Detroit Web Editor

The cab was recovered hours after a 45-year-old Detroit cab driver was shot and killed in the early morning of January 3rd

January 3, 2013 Updated Nov 4, 2013 at 7:04 PM EDT

DETROIT, Mi. (My TV20 News at 10) --- Detroit Police have found the cab in which its 45 year old driver was shot to death early Thursday morning.

The gunman also wounded a female passenger in the attack at the intersection of Sunderland and Cambridge Roads.

Detroit's first murder of the year came hours before Mayor Dave Bing releases 2012 crime statistics for the city.

Murders rose 34 percent from last year.

Overall crime fell 2.63 percent from 2011.

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