An Atlantic City woman who was wanted for attempted murder has been arrested in Pensecola, Florida.

21-year-old Myasia Adubato, who was wanted for her involvement in the shooting of taxicab driver on February 8th at Virginia and Baltic Avenues in Atlantic City, was arrested by members of the Escambia County, FL, Sheriff’s Office.

According to police, a taxicab driver, identified as a 65-year-old man, picked-up Adubato on the beach block of North Carolina Avenue. The victim drove to the beach block of Vermont Avenue when Adubato shot him and demanded his money and belongings. The victim exited the taxi and Adubato ordered him into the backseat. The victim got back in the cab and Adubato drove away. At Virginia and Baltic Avenues, the victim was able to escape the cab and get help. Adubato left the area and abandoned the cab several blocks away.

Adubato has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, robbery, carjacking, kidnapping, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, tampering with evidence, and criminal mischief. She is awaiting an extradition hearing to be transported back to New Jersey.

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