LAS VEGAS  Friends and fellow cab drivers gathered at a vigil Wednesday night, in memory of 30-year-old Tesfaye Arze.  Arze is a cab driver who came to America for a better life and tragically lost his when he was shot on the job last week. 

Folks gathered in downtown Las Vegas to remember Arze’s life, cut short at 30 years old. They are also expressing anger at the fact that no suspects have been arrested in the case.

According to, Arze came here to support his family in Ethiopia.

Metro police have released video showing the last two people who were in Arze’s taxi, Friday at 3:30am near Carey and Mount Hood. They are described as “persons of interest” and so far their identities are a mystery.

The Professional Drivers Association has established a benefit fund for Arze’s family in a Bank of America account. The account number is 501012332634. The Professional Drivers Association said it has raised more than $144,000 and distributed more than $100,000 to drivers who have been killed or injured by criminal acts on the job in the Las Vegas area.


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