Livery Cab Driver Shot in the Bronx

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

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

    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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