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Cab Drivers Wounded in Shooting

July 27, 1998

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) _ Four cab drivers were shot today at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after a dispute with a fifth cabbie.

One driver, wounded in the back, will be flown to a hospital, airport spokeswoman Angel Biasatti said. She said a second driver was shot in the arm. She had no detail on the injuries to the other two but said they were not believed to be life-threatening.

A suspect was taken into custody.

``He shot four other cab drivers after they got into a dispute,″ Ms. Biasatti said. ``We don’t know yet what the dispute was over.″

The shootings happened shortly before noon at a central taxi queue north of the Hyatt Regency DFW. No passengers were near the scene.

``We are still looking to see if any other drivers might have been involved,″ Ms. Biasatti said, adding it was unclear what companies the cabbies worked for.

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