MEMPHIS, TN (abc24.com) - Memphis police have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting a taxi driver Tuesday night.
Officers say video from inside the taxi showed Yellow Cab driver Kevin Grills picking up 37-year-old Timothy Aldridge near Vance and Lauderdale around 11 p.m. on Tuesday, August 14. While Grills was driving, Aldridge fired several shots at Grills from the backseat, causing him to crash into a fire hydrant. Aldridge then climbed out of the backseat and went through Grills' pockets.
Aldridge fled before police arrived. Grills, 50, was transported to The MED in extremely critical condition, but died a short time later.
Timothy Aldridge was arrested and charged with First Degree Murder in Perpetration of Aggravated Robbery. He is being held without bond at the Shelby County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court August 17.