Livery Cab Driver Shot in the Bronx

Marcos Villegas was shot in the back at around 3 a.m

Monday, Dec 3, 2012  |  Updated 9:11 AM EDT
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Livery Cab Driver Shot in the Bronx

Family and co-workers of Marcos Villegas gathered at Lincoln Hospital Sunday.

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A livery cab driver is fighting for his life after being shot in the Bronx early Sunday morning.
   
Marcos Villegas was shot in the back at around 3 a.m., while driving on Cypress Avenue, a spokesman for the Taxi Federation said.
       
The NYPD is reviewing images taken from a camera inside the cab at the time of the shooting.

Villegas has been driving a cab for the last 10 years, Clark Pena, a spokesman for the American Car Service said.

Family and co-workers gathered at Lincoln Hospital Sunday, where the 33-year-old is listed in serious but stable condition .
   
"We are praying for Marcos and hope he will recover from this terrifying experience," Pena said.

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