Police arrested a Dallas man days after he shot at a woman’s car because she rejected his advances.
Timadrick Fry, 18, was booked Thursday into Dallas County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, possession of marijuana and unlawfully carrying a weapon, the Dallas Morning News reported.
Earlier that week, the 20-year-old victim encountered Fry at a Texaco on Ferguson Road in Far East Dallas when she stopped for gas, police said. He called out to her and said she should enter his number in her phone, according to the Morning News. Ignoring his comment and driving away, she recognized Fry in his Chevrolet Impala that had been parked near her at the station.
Moments later, she heard gunshots and felt three bullets hit her car. As she pulled her car off the road, the Impala fled the scene.
The victim told police she recognized Fry as a friend of a Dallas rapper she follows on Instagram. She showed investigators a picture of the suspect from social media where he is wearing a T-shirt that says “Street Money” as he points a handgun to the camera.
After retrieving that description, authorities located Fry within two days. On Thursday, police responded to a 911 caller who claimed that a man in a silver Impala was selling drugs and messing with a gun at an apartment complex located on Woodrow Parkway, just one mile from the Texaco on Ferguson.
Officers found Fry sitting in the back of a Volkswagen with drugs surrounding him, according to police documents. Officers also found a 9mm handgun that Fry claimed as his. He was wearing the same “Street Money” T-shirt from the photograph.
When brought to police headquarters, Fry said he meant to scare the woman because her friend had killed one of his friends, records show.
Two men wounded in Old East Dallas shooting
Two men were shot Sunday in Old East Dallas, police say.
Police responded to the shooting that took place near Munger Avenue and North Hall Street around 2 a.m. The victims claimed they were gambling when multiple men appeared and started arguing with them, according to the Dallas Morning News. Eventually, the men shot the victims.
The two victims, a 20-year-old shot in the right shin and a 33-year-old shot in the torso, were in stable condition at Baylor University Medical Center.
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