Police Blotter: Dallas, Arlington Crashes Investigated

Here's a list of recent activities drawing the attention of Texas law enforcement. List compiled on May 30, 2014.

Man Found Shot in Crashed Mercedes
At about 5:50 a.m. Friday, Dallas police were called to Oak Lawn and Lemmon where they found a Mercedes crashed into a tree.  Paramedics discovered the man had been shot.  He was transported to an area hospital in grave condition with CPR in progress but later died. Witnesses reported seeing the passenger jump out of the vehicle and run away following the crash. Read more here.

Dallas Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Fairmont Hotel
Several blocks of Downtown Dallas were blocked off Friday morning following a report of a bomb at Dallas' Fairmont Hotel. According to Maj. Max Geron with the Dallas Police Department, the hotel called the police at about 3:40 a.m. after a guest began acting strange.  The man told police someone snuck into his room and left behind a bomb.  Read more here.

1 Fatally Shot in Dallas
One person was killed in a late-night shooting in Dallas.  The shooting took place on Haskell Avenue, not far from Baylor Medical Center. At this time police have confirmed few details and the search for the shooter is ongoing.

Arlington Police Investigate 2 DWI-Related Crashes
Arlington police arrested two drivers suspected of drunken driving after two separate crashes. On U.S. Highway 287 and Turner Warnell Road a car slammed into a sport utility vehicle so hard it knocked the SUV off the highway and onto the service road below. Afterward, the car being driven by the suspected drunken driver caught fire.

Moments later, the police department tweeted an alert about a crash along Interstate 20 at Cooper Street where two cars rolled off the road. At this time there is no word on what caused the crash or which driver may have been intoxicated.

Police said no one was seriously injured in either crash.

Silver Alert for Missing San Antonio Woman Canceled
A statewide Silver Alert for 68-year-old Madelyn Murphy, diagnosed with cognitive impairment, has been canceled as of 4 a.m. Friday. No further details about Murphy's condition were confirmed.

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