If you noticed a section of 27th Avenue was shut down this morning, not to worry -- it was just the Phoenix Police Department's SWAT team trying to find a woman who may have shot and killed a cab driver.
Around 6 a.m. today, Phoenix police got a call that a man had been shot near the 7200 block of North 27th Avenue.
The victim, a cab driver for Discount Cab, was shot twice in the neck. He was taken to an area hospital, where he later died.
Witnesses told police they saw a woman with long, dark hair and wearing a red sweat-shirt and black pants, get out of the cab and walk towards the Highland Park Apartments following the shooting.
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One witness followed the woman but backed off because he felt threatened when she reached into her waistband.
Police arrived on the scene and set up a perimeter. They closed 27th Avenue north of Glendale as they searched for the woman.
The SWAT team was called in and went door-to-door looking for the suspect. She was located in the apartment complex and is now being questioned by police.