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Cab driver shot 3 times in attempted robbery on Northside

11:14 PM, Jan 13, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating the attempted armed robbery of a cab driver in the 1200 block of W. 19th Street on the Northside Saturday night.

The cab driver, 42-year-old Carlton James, was shot 3 times in an alleged attempted robbery by two passengers he picked up from another area on the Northside, according to Sgt. John Nobles.

JSO said the suspects fled the scene and dumped the gun near the intersection of 19th Street and Wilcox Avenue.

James flagged down officers after the incident and was transported to Shands Jacksonville with non-life threatening injuries, Nobles said.

No suspects are in custody at this point and the investigation is still ongoing.

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