R.I.P Ameer Albagir Soliman Durhams Best Cab Co Inc Driver #71

taxi-memories-story-tellers | 2 teens, 1 adult charged in murder of father of 3 killed while driving taxi in Durham

Ameer Suliman Our Muslim Brother Still in Our Memories

ameer-suliman DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Two teens and one adult have been charged in the murder of a father of three who was shot to death while driving a taxi in Durham Thursday, Durham police announced.
  • 8 Important Teen Driving Safety Tips:
  • Durham resident Ameer Suliman, 46

    ameer-suliman Durham resident Ameer Suliman, 46, a husband and a father of three, was shot to death near the La Quinta Inn on West Park Drive around 12:30 p.m. Thursday during an attempted robbery, police said.

    [Zyon McNeil], 17, and a 15-year-old male!:

    ameer-suliman
  • [Zyon McNeil], 17, and a 15-year-old male!?
  • Zyon McNeil, 17, and a 15-year-old male, both of Durham, have been charged with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. A third man, Trayvion Lyons, 21, of Durham, has been charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

    Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery call]

    ameer-suliman
  • Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery call:
  • Officers were dispatched to an armed robbery call in the 1400 block of Whispering Oak Lane at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday after a 17-year-old male reported that he had been robbed of his phone, cash and headphones at gunpoint.

    gunshot wound at 1 p.m. at the La Quinta Inn

    ameer-suliman
  • gunshot wound at 1 p.m. at the La Quinta Inn:
  • Officers were then dispatched to a call in reference to a gunshot wound at 1 p.m. at the La Quinta Inn. Suliman, who had been shot multiple times, came into the lobby of the hotel for help and then collapsed on the floor. He was transported to the hospital where he was then pronounced dead. He was a driver for Durham’s Best Cabs. He had been driving for the company for many years, coworkers and friends said.

    Durham police K-9 officers and special operations investigators

    ameer-suliman
  • Durham police K-9 officers and special operations investigators were able to locate the three suspects nearby:
  • Durham police K-9 officers and special operations investigators were able to locate the three suspects nearby. One suspect was found near the railroad tracks by the hotel and two others were found in a room at the Red Roof Inn. Investigators also questioned several others who were later released and not charged, police said.

    eople came together Thursday at a mosque on Fayetteville Street to support one another

    ameer-suliman
  • People came together Thursday at a mosque on Fayetteville Street to support one another:
  • Items belonging to the cab driver and the robbery victim from Whispering Oak Lane were recovered were recovered by investigators. A gun was also recovered. Friends and coworkers talked glowingly of Suliman. Babiker Suliman said he was like an uncle to him. “He’s a great man, very kind, very wise, always helps people around,” Babiker Suliman said. ameer-suliman People came together Thursday at a mosque on Fayetteville Street to support one another. “When something like this happens, you see the Sudani community come, get together, get along together, work hard to comfort everybody,” Babiker Suliman said. The cab company said the driver picked up a couple of fares and was going to drop them off at the La Quinta when the suspects tried to rob him. That’s when he was shot, the company said.

    Ameer Sulimon was originally from the Sudan:

    ameer-suliman
  • Ameer Sulimon was originally from the Sudan and was planning on going home in two weeks:
  • Ameer Sulimon was originally from the Sudan and was planning on going home in two weeks for the first time in 20 years. “Ameer was not even supposed to be here. He was supposed to be in Sudan by now, but he found out that his passport expired, so he had to stay and renew his passport. And he was waiting on that,” Babiker Suliman said. “You don’t want the people you love to go. And, Ameer left us today. I just don’t want anybody else to go through what Ameer went through.”

    Zyon McNeil, 17, and a 15-year-old male, both of Durham, have been charged with murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon

    ameer-suliman
  • “He’s a very nice man, a good, straight, really great citizen,”:
  • The community came together Friday at a Durham mosque to support one another in the aftermath of Sulimon’s murder. Throughout the day people came to the mosque to pray and many were still struggling to make sense of Thursday’s murder. “He’s a very nice man, a good, straight, really great citizen,” said Burhan Ghanayem.

    Many of his fellow drivers attended services Friday

    ameer-suliman Many of his fellow drivers attended services Friday and said they’ll remember his smile and upbeat personality. Some said they couldn’t shake the uneasy feeling they’ve had since Ameer Sulimon’s murder.

    It’s a sad thing that these types of actions happen in our community

    ameer-suliman “It really gives us the chills, all of us. It’s a sad thing that these types of actions happen in our community,” Ghanayem said.

    placed in Durham County Jail without bond

    ameer-suliman As for the suspects, McNeil was placed in Durham County Jail without bond and Lyons was placed in jail under a $500,000 bond. The 15-year-old was taken to the Durham County Youth Home. His name is not being released due to his age.

    private Ride!

    Your trip with Our Cab is Private As always, all passengers ride for the price of one. Driver carries only $5.00 in change. Credit cards are welcomed,

    Your Location

    We have competitive rates for taxi services Our cabs can pick you up for a quick trip to the airport or take you as far as your City located.

    Road side Help!

    Horus Taxi LLC Service is committed to offering Emergency Pickup in interstate and hwy.

    Credit Cards K!

    Get your miles, points & rebates with your favorite Rewards card. Our drivers will conveniently process your credit card for payment.