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Police: Cab Driver Shoots Man That Threatened Him With a Knife in Roanoke

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Roanoke, VA – Roanoke Police say a man was shot early Saturday morning by a cab driver.

The 34-year-old man driving the cab called police to say he had shot a man at 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the area of Campbell Avenue SE and Williamson Road SE.

The driver told police the man had a knife and had become combative and threatening with the cable driver after asking him for a cigarette.

Police say Antwan Stancil, 33, lunged at the cab driver with a knife when the driver shot him once.

The cab driver was cooperative with officers and detectives following the shooting, police say.

The case is still under investigation.

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