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Suspect arrested in death of cab driver in Moorhead

MOORHEAD (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a cab driver in Moorhead.

The 18-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday night following a joint investigation by Moorhead and Fargo, North Dakota police, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Clay County Sheriff’s Office.

Police found 24-year-old Abdullahi Mohamed Abdullahi, of Moorhead, dead in a cab after responding to a single-vehicle crash in south Moorhead around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police say he had been shot during a robbery.

The teen is being held in the Cass County Jail and is facing possible charges of second-degree unintentional murder while committing a felony and first-degree aggravated robbery, KFGO reported.

Police say the teen is also a suspect in two armed robberies in Fargo that happened prior to the Moorhead incident.

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