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On May 15 at approximately 2 a.m., a cab driver for Best Taxi was shot in head, and his cab ran into a parked vehicle in the 500 block of Elmwood Ave., said Cmdr. Jay Parrott of the Evanston Police Department.  After police arrived on the scene, the cab driver was taken to a local hospital by Evanston Fire Department paramedics for treatment.

The cab driver was reported to be in critical condition and on life support earlier today. Evanston Police detectives along with the North Regional Major Crime Task Force are investigating the shooting.

The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending notification of the next of kin.