Group of Texas teenagers fatally shot a 60-year-old man in an attempted armed robbery
Four Texas teenagers shot and killed an owner of an Arlington wholesale business during an attempted armed robbery, police reported.
The incident took place in Dallas, Texas, a group of teenager approached a male victim in a pickup truck thy had previously stolen and opened fire on a parking lot of Dallas Costco business center.
A 60-year-old Ali Elbanna was loading his vehicle with groceries when he received gunshot wounds, one of which appeared to be fatal. The suspects then tried to rob him.
The suspects fled the scene before police arrived. The investigators said they then abandoned the stolen vehicle in an apartment complex nearby the mall. Police used the phone tracking to locate and apprehend the fatal group.
The suspects are reported to be three males — a juvenile, 17-year-old James Levels, and 19-year-old Jacoby Bryce Tatum — and one female, 17-year-old Janiya Lashay Miller.
According to arrest affidavits, the juvenile, who has not been identified publicly, was the one who fatally shot Elbanna.
The suspects also admitted to committing several other crimes earlier the same day.
“The group committed another robbery where they stole two mobile phones at gunpoint," arrest warrant documents show, according to KXAS-TV.
"The victims were tracking their phones, flagged down a police officer, and provided the officer with a description of the four people — three black males and a black female with a purple wig in a newer black Ford F-150 pickup with big tires," the outlet said.