Cab driver shot, killed during robbery in Gretna
GRETNA, La. - Gretna police say three suspects wanted in the death of a 55-year-old cab driver are in custody.
Deputy Police Chief Anthony H. Christiana Jr. identified the victim as Blake J. Helmer, a long-time driver for Glenn's Cab Co.
He says Helmer was shot several times during a robbery Tuesday night.
Christiana says 34-year-old Jonah Brown was arrested a short time later in the Algiers section of New Orleans.
Police arrested the other two suspects, 19-year-old Tavon Corley and 18-year-old Ivory Warren, early Wednesday morning.
Christiana says Brown and Warren will be booked with first-degree murder.
He says Corley faces a charge of accessory to first-degree murder.
It was unclear whether the men have attorneys.
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