Cab driver shot in back in Mott Haven

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a cab driver in the back in Mott Haven.

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a cab driver in the back in Mott Haven.

Police are searching for the gunman who shot a cab driver in the back in Mott Haven. (12/3/12)

THE BRONX - Police are searching for the gunman who shot a cab driver in the back in Mott Haven.

According to authorities, it happened on East 137th Street and Cypress Avenue early Sunday morning. American Car Service identified the driver as 33-year-old Marcos Manuel Villegas.

Villegas was rushed to Lincoln Hospital where he had surgery to remove the bullet and is expected to make a full recovery.  

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