Two people died and three others were injured in The Deep Ellum shooting happened early Friday morning, Dallas police said.
Around 2 a.m., officers responded to blocking 2800. of Elm Street, near North Crowdus Street, where police say the two men approached a standing man on quarrel broke out on the sidewalk out and shots rang out “immediately”.
The officers were already patrol in Deep Ellum as part of their routine duties, so they answered”in seconds,” the police said. The police increased their presence in popular night spot in the east of downtown Dallas after the surge in violence that includes others deadly executions.
Friday a total of 5 men were amazed with bullets, including two “caught in crossfire,” the police said.
Jermaine Lewis, 42, and Quintin Lowe, 31, were announced dead in the hospital. Police declined say two men who those who were caught died in crossfire.
Conditions of three people who were injured and of their injuries were not immediately available.
Two people are in guardianship in links to the shooting, but the police did not identify them.
The investigation is ongoing, but the police said that all persons involved in the case have been identified, and there is no threat to residents. public.
Shooting comes after the line of cruel crime
Shooting on Friday just one of multiple violent crimes in popular entertainment district, including another mass shooting in September when two people died and four others were injured.
In August a man rushes to the west in block 2600 of Elm Street broke it truck into a pedestrian, a Dallas police horse and car. That same month, a man was fatally stabbed. in car park near Main Street and the Good Latimer Expressway. Other violence includes a musician run over duo who stole his band’s tour van in October and two people shot and wounded by a shooter, also in block 2800 of elm street, last month.
Last fall, Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia promised to “take Deep Ellum.” back” for residents and patrons.
“There’s no entertainment district here in any major city in An America that is not susceptible to any kind of violence,” he said. Dallas Morning News at that time. “And, unfortunately, this is happening. But when it happens occur as of in fact that these areas are so densely populated, police departments need reply in Kind. So that’s why we’re going to be more present time.”
Garcia has previously referred to large crowds along with participation of alcohol in weakening judgment as the greatest challenges police in district.
In “interest of public safetyThe Dallas police have begun blocking off some of Deep Ellum’s streets to vehicle traffic on Friday and Saturday evening last month.
Although the closure is carried out every summer, police spokeswoman Kristin Loman said so. yearclosing started earlier due to warming weather and increased foot traffic.
Anyone with information about Friday’s shooting, you can contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-671-3647 or email [email protected]