Cops: Livery cab driver shot after pickup in The Bronx

THE BRONX - A livery cab driver is recovering from a gunshot wound after picking up a passenger in The Bronx.

According to investigators, the driver picked up the suspect at Lincoln Hospital Tuesday afternoon and was shot in Westchester County when the man tried to rob him.

The suspect is described as a young black man who was carrying a black backpack. Anyone with information is asked to call Mount Vernon police at 914-665-2510.

The driver is expected to survive.

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