Huntsville Police: Man Robs, Shoots At Cab Driver

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Huntsville Police are investigating an incident where a man robbed a cab driver and shot at her.  Fortunately, she wasn’t hurt.

Police say the driver works for “A Plus Cab” and was dispatched to pick up a person on Fairway Drive.  The man got in the cab, and had her drive to Perkins and Parklane, then pulled a gun and demanded money.  The area is between University Drive and Holmes Avenue.

Police say the man stole the driver’s cab fares and then ordered her to get out of the car, while aiming a gun at her head.

The driver put the cab in drive and slammed on the gas, fearing for her life.  Police say the man shot at her.  The bullet went through her headrest but did not strike the cab driver.

Police have not made an arrest. If you have any information, please call (256) 722-7100.