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Three suspects arrested after shootout leaves two men dead in Dallas

May 14, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Three suspects arrested after shootout leaves two men dead in Dallas Clockwise from top left: Raul Sanchez, Marino Sanchez, Pedro Alarcon, Jayona Jones

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Authorities in Texas arrested three people on Friday in connection with a wild shootout at a trailer park in southwest Dallas that left two men dead.

According to The Dallas Morning News, the fatal shooting occurred late Thursday around 11:50 p.m. Investigators said four people identified as Pedro Alarcon, 26, Marino Sanchez, 24; Raul Sanchez, 31, and Jayona Jones, 21, plotted an armed robbery at a mobile home at a Dallas trailer park owned by 61-year-old John Horton.

Police said the four arrived at the mobile home, two of the suspects Marino Sanchez and Raul Sanchez entered with shotguns and an exchanged gunfire with Horton, who was killed.

According to the Police report, Jones, who intended to distract Horton during the robbery, hid in a closet before fleeing the scene. Police arrested her a short time later.

Officials say a neighbor went outside with a firearm after hearing the gunfire and encountered Raul Sanchez, who pointed a gun at him. The witness then opened fire, mortally wounding Sanchez. authorities said he was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators said Marino Sanchez fled the home, got into a vehicle driven by Pedro Alarcon, as the two men attempted to flee the scene, the witness fired multiple shots at the car hitting Sanchez.

Officers arrested both suspects after Alarcon took a critically woundedSanchez to a Dallas-area Emergency Room, The News reported.

Jones and Alarcon now face capital murder charges and are being held at the Dallas County Jail on $500,000 bail. Meanwhile, Sanchez remains hospitalized at Parkland Memorial Hospital and is also expected to be charged with capital murder.

The city of Dallas has seen a surge in violent crime so far in 2016. This week alone at least ten people have been killed in shootings across the city.

Police officials said most of the murders committed in Dallas this year have either been drug-related or tied to domestic issues.

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