Suspect in double homicide turned himself in

Ronald Bernard Brown, Dallas Police Department photo
Ronald Bernard Brown, Dallas Police Department photo

Ronald Bernard Brown, 18, turned himself in after Dallas police put out an alert seeking the public’s assistance in finding him.

Brown is suspected of fatally shooting two women last Monday, Oct. 12. He fled the scene, and was not seen again until he turned himself in. He is currently in Lew Sterrett Justice Center.

As we previously reported, the victims were identified as Felicia Jones, 46, and her adult daughter, Tracy Evans, 26.

According to the arrest warrant, the incident began about 4:20 p.m. in a house at 2728 Millmar Drive that the Dallas Morning News says belongs to Brown’s grandfather. Brown’s grandfather was reportedly in a live-in relationship with Jones.

Brown arrived during an argument between his grandfather and Jones, and he asked his grandfather if he wanted Jones removed from the house. Brown then began removing Jones’ personal property and placing it on the sidewalk. As Brown and Jones argued outside, Evans arrived on the scene.

According to witness testimony, Jones grabbed a hammer and another weapon, possibly an axe, and began smashing cars on the street. Brown came out of the house with a 9mm handgun, which he shot several times in the air before retreating back inside. Jones used the hammer to smash a glass door, entered the home and allegedly punched Brown’s grandfather, at which point the grandfather reported hearing someone say, “I’ll shoot you.” Moments later, witnesses heard multiple gunshots fired inside the residence.

A woman walking passed saw Brown and another man leave the scene in a car the Dallas Morning News is reporting as a blue Dodge Caliber with Texas license plate CXN-7974. She saw the two victims and called 911.

Police suspect that Evans got caught in the crossfire when Brown was shooting at Jones. Brown’s grandfather is not being charged in the case.


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