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Taxi passenger shot in Harford County

Posted at 1:13 PM, Mar 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-08 17:50:57-05
A woman was shot while riding in a taxi in Edgewood Monday night, the Harford County Sheriff's Office said. 
 
The shooting occurred around 11:41 p.m. in the 700 block of Monticello Court. The victim, 42, was lying next to a taxi cab, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 
 
Detectives said the taxi had stopped to pick up a fare when two suspects, black males in their late teens or early 20s, approached it. One showed a handgun, and the driver was able to run off. Detectives said the suspects were trying to rob the cab.
 
The victim was transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, by Maryland State Police Medevac helicopter, for non-life threatening injuries.
 
One of the suspects was wearing a light-blue hooded jacket with a black mask covering part of his face. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Det. Berg at 443-409-3302.
 
You can also anonymously submit tips to http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted, or text message Metro Crime Stoppers by texting "CRIMES" (274637) with the message MCS and the information.
 
You can also call Harford Crime Solvers at 1-888-540-8477.

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