2 arrested in shooting death of cab driver in North Fairmount

NORTH FAIRMOUNT, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police have arrested two men, charging them both with aggravated robbery and the murder of a cab driver in North Fairmount.

Keyawhan Lowe, 20, and Dakeith Pleasant, 24, were arrested on Thursday afternoon.

Officers say that the two shot and killed a cab driver around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.

Police and fire units responded to 1654 Baltimore Avenue for the report of a person shot in a taxi cab.

Officers arriving on the scene found a victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was the operator of the cab and was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 45-year-old Mamadou Diop.

Lowe and Pleasant have been charged with murder and aggravated robbery.

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