ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — A teen found himself behind bars after taking an extreme measure to refusing to pay his cab fare.READ MORE: Florida Jobless Rate Dips As Return To Work Remains Sluggish
Authorities have charged a Florida teen they say refused to pay his cab fare and instead shot the taxi driver.
Orange County Sherriff’s officials say the taxi driver stopped Thursday afternoon to get gas.
The 17-year-old suspect refused to pay his fare and shot the victim.READ MORE: Two Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters
The teen was arrested Saturday and charged with aggravated battery with a firearm.
The Associated Press is not naming him because he is a minor. He turns 18 on Monday.
The taxi driver was taken to the hospital and treated for a non-life threatening injury.MORE NEWS: Halloween Spending Could Hit A Record This Year
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