Two Dead, One Injured in South Dallas Shooting: Police - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Two Dead, One Injured in South Dallas Shooting: Police

An 18-year-old man is wanted in connection with the deadly shooting

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    South Dallas Triple Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

    Two people are dead and another is seriously injured after someone opened fire in far South Dallas Friday afternoon, police say. (Published Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018)

    Dallas police are searching for an 18-year-old suspect in a triple-shooting that killed two people Friday afternoon and left a third seriously injured.

    Police said Monday morning they'd issued a capital murder warrant for 18-year-old Lexington Malik Wright, who was last seen running toward Santa Rosa Drive immediately after the shooting.

    According to investigators, three people were inside a parked car in the 2700 block of Palo Alto Drive Friday when someone approached and started shooting inside the vehicle, hitting all three people, police said.

    Lexington Malik Wright, 18
    Photo credit: Dallas PD

    Police said two of the victims died and the third, who police have said is 16 years old, underwent surgery and is recovering.

    The names of the victims have not been released and a motive for the shooting has not been confirmed.

    Police are asking anyone who may have information about this incident to contact Detective McDaniel at 214-671-4236 or email at tonya.mcdaniel@dallascityhall.com. Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477.