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BPD Investigate Cab Driver Shooting

Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives continue to investigate the shooting of a cab driver that occurred in the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 2nd.

The driver, 30 year old Jeilani Hissu of Buffalo, is currently in critical condition at ECMC.

The incident happened between 5:30am-5:45am apparently in the 1200 block of Clinton Street.

The cab driver tells police an individual got into his cab, shot him and then fled.

The victim apparently then drove his vehicle to South Park Avenue, near HSBC Arena, before being transported to ECMC.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 847-2255 or "Text a Tip" at (716)847-2255 or e-mail the department's website at and click the "Report a Tip" tab near the top of the home page.