Police Arrest Dallas Man Whose SUV Was Getaway Car in Deadly Robbery

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a deadly robbery in Pleasant Grove over the weekend. Rudy Gonzales was booked Monday on a capital murder charge. He remains in the Dallas County Jail in lieu of $500,000 bail. Dallas police responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. Sunday in the 8600 block of Eden Valley Lane, near Prairie Creek and Elam roads. Rolando Lopez-Briones, 24, was found shot in his car, with the driver's side door ajar. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Surveillance video from a nearby convenience store and church showed Gonzales and two other people park an SUV around the corner and walk over to Lopez's car, according to an arrest warrant affidavit. One of the suspects fired into the car while trying to rob the victim. The trio ran back to Gonzales' SUV, and one jumped in and drove away before coming back to pick up Gonzales and the third suspect, arrest records show. Gonzales told police he drove with two other people, and he knew that one of them had a handgun, the warrant says. Police records don't name the other two people involved in the robbery.   Continue reading...

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