Police shoot, kill man after dispute with cabbie

Evidence markers sit next to a pistol following a deadly police-involved shooting along Arrott Street in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday night.
April 8, 2013 3:09:09 AM PDT
Philadelphia police say a man is dead after a police-involved shooting that followed a dispute with a cab driver.

Officials tell Action News that the man, aged 26, was shot and killed along the 1500 block of Arrott Street in Northeast Philadelphia at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The man allegedly refused to pay his fare and struggled with the driver. When officers who were nearby responded to the scene, the man fled to the 1500 block of Arrott Street where he turned and pointed a gun at police.

Officers shot the man and he died at Temple University Hospital.


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