Police Blotter: 11 Shot in Dallas Club Shootings

By Frank Heinz
|  Thursday, Oct 13, 2011  |  Updated 10:51 AM CDT
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Police Blotter: 11 Shot at Dallas Clubs

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Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on Oct. 8-9, 2011.

3 Shot Outside Kindle Club
Just after 2 a.m. Sunday morning, a fight broke out in the parking lot of the Kindle Club along the 10300 block of East Technology Boulevard.  Witnesses told police an argument escalated into gunplay after the club had closed.  During the fight, someone pulled a gun and started shooting. Three people in the crowd were shot and hospitalized with non life-threatening wounds.  The Dallas Police Department's gang unit is investigating.  No arrests have been made.

Woman Killed Crossing Dallas Street; Driver Flees
A Dallas woman died after being hit by a car while she tried to cross the street.  Sue burks, 54, was walking across the 7600 block of Great Trinity Forest Parkway at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday when she was struck by either a Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Grand Marquis.  The driver did not stop. Dallas police are asking anyone with information on this offense to contact Vehicle Crimes at 214-670-5817.

Gangs Shoot 8 Outside Dallas Club
At about 2:30 a.m. Saturday morning, multiple people were shot outside the Rolls Royce Club on the 9200 block of Skillman Street when a rap contest went south.  According to police, members of two rival gangs, the Garland Gang and Bonton Gang, confronted each other.  Two members of Bonton Gang pulled guns and started shooting, hitting eight people, police said.  The victims were taken to Baylor medical centers in Garland and Dallas in fair to critical condition.  So far, no arrests have been made.

Carbon Monoxide Forces Beauty Parlor Evacuation
Frisco firefighters said 15 people were hospitalized after exposure to carbon monoxide after a vent pipe from a water heater disconnected inside a hair salon. Firefighters arrived at Salon Boutique on the 2600 block of Preston Road at about 3:45 p.m. after a callere reported several patrons complaining of headaches and dizziness. The business was evacuated and firefighters treated those affected with oxygen.

Texas-OU Arrests
Dallas police made only six arrests in connection with Texas-OU weekend prior to kickoff Saturday morning.  Between 7 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday, four people were arrested in the West End and two off Main Street.  All arrests were for public intoxication.

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