- Associated Press - Monday, July 6, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Birmingham police say a cab driver was shot and critically injured during an attempted armed robbery.

Department spokesman Sean Edwards says the cab driver was in his driveway on 10th Avenue Monday morning when a man approached and tried robbing him.

Police say the man shot the driver in the abdomen and the cab driver returned fire. The suspect fled the scene and it’s unclear if he was injured.

Edwards says the cab driver was taken to UAB Hospital and is in critical condition.

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