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Oregon armed robbery suspect, 18, tries to steal from taxi driver, shot with own gun, police say

Josiah Johnson, 18, was treated at a local hospital for his injuries before being booked into the Washington County jail. (Washington County Sheriff’s Office) GRESHAM, Ore. - An Oregon man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly tried to rob a cab driver at gunpoint before getting shot by his own firearm, investigators said.Josiah Johnson, 18, was picked up by the cab driver in Gresham, Ore., where he was asked to provide his phone as collateral due to the long drive.

When they arrived at an intersection in Aloha -- about 25 miles away -- the driver said Johnson tried to pay with a $100 bill, which he immediately recognized was fake, police said.Johnson allegedly pulled a gun out and pointed it at the back of the cab driver’s head while.

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