Woman Shoots Columbus Cab Driver in Head

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – A Columbus cab driver is recovering after police say a customer shot him twice in the head.

It happened Thursday around 5:00 a.m. near Pier Point Avenue and 31st Street.

The victim, 60-year-old Johnny Turner, told police he was driving an unknown black woman in his cab. During the commute, the woman suddenly started firing shots at him.

Investigators say Turner was struck twice in the back of the head, however, his injuries were not life threatening.