SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A Newark man has been indicted on murder and other charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a cab driver on a northern New Jersey highway last year.
Mujahideen Abdullah, 25, also faces drug and weapons charges in the 16-count indictment handed up by a Bergen County grand jury, according to The Record.READ MORE: Campaign 2021: Early Voting Begins In New Jersey And New York City
Abdullah is accused in the June 2014 fatal shooting of Jeff Mansilla on Interstate 80.
According to authorities, the men argued at a strip club, and Abdullah and a female companion allegedly followed Mansilla when he drove off in his cab with an acquaintance and a customer. Abdullah then allegedly took out a handgun and fired several shots.READ MORE: Democratic Candidate For Mayor Eric Adams Rallies Supporters In Chinatown As Early Voting Begins
Mansilla, of Hackensack, was shot in the hip. A passenger drove him to a hospital, but he died there a short time later.
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