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Arrest Made After Deadly Shootout in Downtown Dallas

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    Innocent Bystander Dead After Shooting in Downtown Dallas

    An innocent bystander is dead and a second person is hurt after a shooting in downtown Dallas, near the Crowne Plaza Hotel, according to Dallas police. (Published Friday, July 12, 2019)

    Police have arrested a suspect after a shootout in downtown Dallas on Friday evening killed one person and left another wounded.

    The shooting occurred around 6:30 p.m. Friday near the Crowne Plaza hotel. Police arrested 24-year-old Derrick Florence Jr. on Saturday and say a second shooter is still at large. Florence has been charged with manslaughter.

    Police said the man killed in the shootout was a bystander waiting at a bus stop identified as 55-year-old Johnny Roland Glover.

    According to police, a 19-year-old man who was part of the altercation was also shot and taken to the hospital.

    Photo credit: Dallas Police Department

    Dallas Police Sgt. Warren Mitchell said a confrontation between two groups of people started near the intersection of Elm Street and North Lamar Street.

    The confrontation continued east on Elm Street until shots were fired between the two groups at the intersection of Elm Street and N. Griffin Street.

    The victim's name has not been released.

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