Author and Ethiopian cab driver killed in Hollywood

August 15,2016

Ethiopian cab driver is California killed after he was attacked by a passenger, reported NBC yesterday.

Alemseged Asfawosen Photo : From his facebook page
Alemseged Asfawosen
Photo : From his facebook page

According to the report which cited police sources, the attack happened in a gas station parking lot located on Franklin and Bronson avenues in Hollywood, CA.

The victim is identified as Asfawosen Alemseged, 47. He was pronounced dead in a hospital. The attack happened early in the morning around 3:00 a.m.

Los Angeles Police Department seem to have stated that Asfawosen was found unconscious in the gas station.

NBC report added that Asfawosen was an employee of Yellow cab company.

Police is said to be searching for the suspect passenger.

Alemseged was very active in social media and Ethiopians know him as an author of poetry book entitled ” Tsehay tiwotalech” an Amharic which translates to “The Sun will rise.”

His friends described him as a very nice person. The sad news shocked his friends and Ethiopians as well.


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