Police: Taxi driver shot in face by unhappy customers

MT. HEALTHY, OH (FOX19) - The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office and the Mt. Healthy Police Department are investigating an incident, where a taxi driver was found shot in the face inside his cab.

Police arrived at 1711 Stevens Avenue in Mt. Healthy around 10:30 Saturday night, and found Michael Montgomery of Cincinnati with a gunshot wound to the face.

Investigators say Montgomery picked up 21-year-old Montez Wagner, and a 16-year-old male at the White Castle in Colerain Township earlier that night. At some point during the ride Wagner and the teen got into a verbal altercation with Montgomery, who was then shot in the face.

Both Wagner and the juvenile have been arrested and charged with Aggravated Robbery and Felonious Assault.

Montgomery is in stable condition in the intensive care unit at University Hospital.

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