Chamblee, GA, October 2, 2016 – by Trey Benton – Chamblee Police Officers have confirmed a female taxi driver was shot and killed during a possible robbery at the intersection of Warwick Circle and Wood Acres Rd. On scene, neighbors told The Post a call was made that a taxi driver was in need of assistance. Upon arrival, Police found the female deceased.
An initial investigation, Police say, indicates the taxi driver was dispatched to pick up the suspect. After making the pickup, the vehicle took a route via a QuikTrip gas station, where the passenger is believed to have pulled a gun on the driver.
11Alive News reported a woman at the QuikTrip noticed the man had a gun pointed at the driver’s head and followed the taxi to the nearby Wakefield Forest neighborhood. Shortly after, the passenger shot the driver, causing the taxi to crash into a fence. The suspected gunman made an attempt to flee on foot but was later apprehended in the woods nearby.
The identity of the taxi driver has not been released.