Here's a daily list of recent activities drawing the attention of North Texas law enforcement. List compiled on June 22, 2009.
Woman Found Shot In Wrecked Vehicle
Police are investigating the shooting death of a woman that was discovered at about 12:30 a.m. Monday while officers checked out a crash. It happened in the 8000 block of Rothington in southeast Dallas. A pickup truck had crashed into a parked van, and officers found 28-year-old Maria Perez inside one of the vehicles with a gunshot wound to her head, Dallas police said. Police said they do not have a motive at this time.
3 Injured in Dallas Wrong-Way Collision
A 27-year-old Dallas man is accused of causing a head-on collision that injured three people Sunday in far north Dallas. Ryan Matthew drove southbound in northbound lanes of the freeway and ended up hitting a car just before 1:45 a.m., police said. The car's driver, Hannah Jung, her passenger, Hannah Hong and Matthew were taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital. Jung was in intensive care, Matthew was in fair condition and Hong was later released, the Dallas Morning News reported. Police said they are trying to figure out why Matthew was driving the wrong way.
Infant On Life Support, Father Arrested
A Mesquite man has been arrested and charged with injuring his 4-month-old daughter, police said. Police say when they arrived at Franzwa Miller's apartment Saturday, the girl was not breathing. The child remained on life support Monday. There was no word on what led to the child's injuries. Miller's bond was set at $250,000.
Corinth Mom Shot in Park
A mother of two was shot in the face Monday in Fairview Park, Corinth police said. The woman was strolling through the park with her baby daughter and 4-year-old son when a complete stranger walked up and shot her, police said. The woman suffered a broken jaw and was expected to be released from the hospital soon, a neighbor said. William Gilmore, 50, was arrested and charged with attempted murder after he walked into the Corinth police station a few hours later and asked to talk to officers about what happened, police said. Police said they searched Gilmore's car and found guns inside.
Child Reported Missing Found Safe
A frantic search Monday for a missing 7-year-old boy ended with the child found safe and happily reunited with family. J.W. Walker disappeared after walking out of his family's northwest Fort Worth apartment at about 10 a.m. His family was worried because J.W. is epileptic. He was found at about 5:30 p.m. at a neighbor's apartment.