Dallas Strip Club Fight Leads to Shooting

The gunman faces charges for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

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    A shooting at a Texaco gas station in Dallas ended with a police chase and one man in custody Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012)

    A shooting at a gas station in Dallas ended with a police chase and one man in custody Wednesday morning.

    Officers arrived at the Texaco gas station on the 8400-block of Stemmons Freeway at about 3 a.m. 

    Officers discovered around 13 shell casings scattered in the parking lot.  Officers also found a shooting victim had crashed his car into a light pole.  The car had several bullet holes in it.

    An undercover sergeant was in the area at the time and heard the gunfire.  The officer says he spotted a black mustang speeding down Stemmons Freeway. 

    Police followed the vehicle to south Oak Cliff and say the gunman got out of the car and tried to run, but officers took him into custody. 

    Authorities say they found a semi-automatic handgun in the car that they believe was used in the shooting.  The man faces charges for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

    Officials say the shooting started as a fight between the two men at Onyx Gentleman’s Club.

    The Texaco clerk who saw the shooting says the victim and suspect had a fist fight in the parking lot.  The victim was with two women, who didn’t want to talk to the shooter at the club.  The clerk says the women rejected the shooter’s advances, which led up to the shooting.

    Police have not yet identified the suspect in custody.