GARLAND, TX – This evening, December 26, just after 7:30 pm, Garland Police responded to the report of a gunshot wound in a convenience store in the 700 block of West Walnut Street. When officers arrived, they observed four (4) males inside the store who had been shot. Three of the males were pronounced deceased at the scene and the fourth victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
Detectives retrieved video surveillance showing all the victims inside the store. The video also showed a light skinned male exit a white Dodge 4-door pickup truck, open the front doors of the convenience store, and begin firing a gun striking the victims. The male suspect is then seen getting back in the white truck on the passenger side and the truck fleeing at a high rate of speed.
The male shooter is described as a light skinned male, wearing a baseball hat, blue surgical mask, and dark colored athletic shorts. He was not wearing a shirt.
The victims are all males and their identities are not being released at this time.
The investigation remains active and detectives are still trying to determine what led to the shooting. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Garland Police Department at 972-485-4840. Callers may remain anonymous by calling Garland Crime Stoppers at 972-272-8477 (TIPS). A reward of up-to $5,000 is being offered for information that leads to the identity and arrest of the suspect.