Here's a daily list of crimes across North Texas compiled on June 9, 2011.
Dallas Club Shooting Kills One, Leaves Two Injured
An overnight shooting in south Dallas killed one person and injured two others, police said. At about 11 p.m. Wednesday, Dallas police responded to the 2300 block of 2nd Avenue near Fair Park where an altercation had occurred at the Old Timers Motorcycle Club. Steven Cleveland, 29, shot into the crowd injuring two men, police said. Someone in the crowd then returned fire. Police found Cleveland unconscious about a block away in a pickup truck. He was taken to Baylor University Medical Center where he died. The two injured men were also taken to Baylor and are expected to recover.
A fire broke out in a Dallas apartment early Thursday morning. At about 2 a.m., Dallas firefighters responded to the Celery Stalk Apartments in the 5400 block of Meadowcreek Drive where they were able to quickly contain the two-alarm fire, which destroyed an apartment and damaged two others. The resident of the apartment where the fire is thought to have began said he woke up to tightness in his chest and opened his bedroom door to discover heavy smoke throughout his apartment. As of Thursday morning there were no reported injuries. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Downed Power Line Shuts Down Stemmons Freeway
A piece of construction equipment knocked down a power line that forced the closure of Interstate 35 Wednesday night. The power lines landed on Stemmons Freeway between Royal Lane and Walnut Hill in Dallas just before 9:30 p.m. causing Dallas police to close down both directions on the interstate in order to disconnect power and make sure the line was safe. The road was opened just before midnight.
Parking Garage Fire Quickly Contained
A fire broke out in an underground parking garage in Dallas Thursday morning. The two-alarm fire was reported at about 7:30 a.m. in the 700 block of North Pearl Street. According to a report in the Dallas Morning News, Dallas Fire-Rescue said the fire was quickly contained and Oncor Eletric Delivery had been contacted.