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Police Search for Gunman in Fatal Drug Deal Shooting

Crime Stoppers offered

Dallas police are searching for a man who shot and killed another man for stealing his marijuana, investigators say.

According to police, the shooting happened on Oct. 30 at the Texaco at 3333 S. Haskell Street at about 11:40 p.m.

According to a police affidavit, David McGary tried to take a bag of marijuana from Edward Cancino, 20. Cancino chased after him, shooting McGary in his back, a witness told police.

Officers arrived at the scene to find McGary dead from a gunshot wound.

Cancino was charged with murder and remained on the run more than two weeks after the shooting, police said.

Crime Stoppers offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Anyone with information on the incident or Cancino's location is asked to call police at 214-671-3690.

Crime Stoppers can also be reached at 817-373-TIPS (8477). Callers with tips will also remain anonymous.

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