NEW YORK (AP/WCBS 880) – A livery cab driver who was shot by a passenger during a Bronx robbery attempt has succumbed to his injuries.
The death of Julio Lora was announced Wednesday by the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers. He was wounded on March 31.READ MORE: Cardi B Due Back In Queens Court For Alleged Role In 2018 Strip Club Brawl
“He was able to speak for a very short period and he seemed to accept what had happened to him, but nevertheless, very painful,” said spokesman Fernando Mateo.
Fernando Mateo With WCBS 880
Mateo says the 64-year-old father of six worked seven days a week and 12 hours a day to support his family.READ MORE: Former President Donald Trump Expected To Give Video Deposition In Trump Tower Security Lawsuit
Mateo told WCBS 880 that he leaves “a whole generation behind.”
His wake will be held Saturday at the Ortiz Funeral Home in the Bronx.
Donations are being sought to help the Lora family return his body to the Dominican Republic.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect For Workers At New Jersey Schools, Colleges, Universities And State Agencies
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