BALTIMORE —Baltimore City police are investigating a double shooting that killed a cab driver and injured his passenger on Saturday afternoon.
Minutes after 2 p.m., city police were called to the 2400 block of Maisel Court, where a cab driver, John Achiampong, 56, was shot in the back of the head. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.
Around 2:20 p.m., city police were called to the 2400 block of Dorton Court, where a man was found suffering from a gunshot wound to his hip. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was listed in good condition.
Investigators said that man was a passenger in the cab and that the two men had been shot at the same time.
It’s believed that a gunman approached the car and began shooting. Investigators believe the passenger was the target.