Florida Cab Driver Shoots Would-be Killer

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Florida Cab Driver Shoots Would-be Killer
Florida Cab Driver Shoots Would-be Killer
Florida Cab Driver Shoots Would-be Killer
Florida Cab Driver Shoots Would-be Killer

A Titusville, FL Global Cab driver was dropping off a fare around 2 am on May 23, 2012 when he got quite a surprise–a gunshot wound in the back of the head with a small caliber handgun.  He survived the head wound and returned fire with his glock, killing the would-be murderer.  The driver then managed to call 911 and get help.

The shooter, Brooks, has prior convictions of petit theft, contributing to the delinquency of dependency of a minor and resisting arrest without violence.  He was serving a two-year probation term stemming from a Brevard County grand theft auto case, according to the Florida Department of Corrections

The cab driver was flown to Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne and was expected to survive.

Read more at Florida Today