Checker cab driver fatally shot, man arrested

Cab driver found shot near East Eight mile and Goulburn street on Detroit's east side

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Detroit - A man is in police custody in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old cab driver on Detroit's east side.

Detroit Police say a thorough investigation by members of Homicide and Eastern District's Special Operations led to the arrest of a 22-year-old man at approximately 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

The male cab driver was found lying on the ground next to a taxi in the 20500 block of Goulburn Street, near East Eight Mile at 6:45 a.m. Saturday.  He died at the scene, and had gun shot wounds.  The cab's doors were open, and the engine was still running.

The investigation is ongoing.

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