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Taxi Driver Charged with Attempted Murder

MCADOO, Pa. — Police charged a man from Hazleton with attempted murder after shooting his passenger over the taxi fare in Schuylkill County. It happened a...

MCADOO, Pa. -- Police charged a man from Hazleton with attempted murder after shooting his passenger over the taxi fare in Schuylkill County.

It happened around 4 a.m. Sunday morning in McAdoo.

Francis Toca, 38, was charged with attempted third-degree murder along with other assault and endangerment charges.

Toca is accused of shooting the victim in the leg during an argument.

The taxi driver is locked up in Schuylkill County Prison on $250,000 bail.