Cab Driver Shot

February 2, 2011 Updated Feb 2, 2011 at 5:51 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Cab Driver Shot

February 2, 2011 Updated Feb 2, 2011 at 5:51 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW/release) Police tell Eyewitness News that a cab driver was shot early Wednesday morning.

The cab driver has been identified as 30 year old Jeiani Hissu of Buffalo. Hissu is currently in critical condition at ECMC. Buffalo Homicide detectives are in charge of the investigation.

Police say the incident apparently happened between 5:30a.m. and 5:45a.m. in the 1200 block of Clinton Street.

The cab driver told police an individual got into his cab and then shot him. The suspect then fled.

It is unclear at this time if the driver was robbed.

The cab drive apparently then drove his vehicle to South Park Avenue near HSBC Arena before being transported to ECMC.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Confidential TIPCALL line at 847-2255 or "Text A Tip" at 716-847-2255 or e-mail the department at www.bpdny.org