Man Charged in Deadly Shootout at East Oak Cliff Apartment: PD


A 36-year-old man is in custody in connection with a deadly shooting inside an East Oak Cliff apartment, police say.

According to police, John Carter was fatally shot Sept. 10 inside a unit at the Bonita Gardens apartments in the 3400 block of Fordham Road. Carter, 24, was found on a couch with multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead by paramedics, police said.

Homicide detectives determined a shootout occurred between Carter and 36-year-old Deshawn Gray. Gray was hospitalized before being taken into custody, police said.

Jail records showed gray being held in the Dallas County jail on a charge of murder and capital murder with his bond set at $1.2 million, though police did not provide clarification on the two charges.

No further information was released.

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