Taxi driver shot during robbery attempt in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A taxi driver was shot during an attempted robbery in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

The 62-year-old driver was grazed in the neck in the shooting at Bogart and Grattan streets at around 12:10 a.m. Friday.



The driver was shot during an attempted robbery by one of his passengers, who fled the scene.

The driver was taken to Kings County Hospital to be treated for the graze wound.

RELATED: At least 4 killed in shootings across New York City last weekend
EMBED More News Videos

It has been another weekend marred by gun violence and fatal shootings in NYC.



Police found his taxi near the crime scene.

No arrests have been made.

MORE NEWS: Worker killed after dispute with men on bikes at Queens golf course
EMBED More News Videos

An investigation is underway into the death of a worker at a golf course in Queens.



----------
* More Brooklyn news
* Send us a news tip
* Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts
* Follow us on YouTube


Submit a News Tip
Copyright © 2020 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.