Two dead in Dallas nightclub shooting

Nightclub murder

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One man was shot dead and another seriously wounded in a shooting at the Copa Dallas nightclub in the early morning hours of May 26, 2013.



Posted on May 26, 2013 at 9:18 AM

Updated Monday, May 27 at 3:14 PM

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UPDATE 5/27: Christopher Ferguson died of his wounds Sunday. Dallas police released no other new information in the case.

EARLIER: DALLAS — Police are looking for a suspect who shot one man dead and critically wounded another at a downtown Dallas nightclub early Sunday morning.

The gunfire at the Copa Dallas, 525 South Riverfront Boulevard, was preceded by a disturbance involving 22-year-old Christopher Ferguson at 1:54 a.m., police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Sherri Jeffrey said.

An unknown suspect shot Ferguson and his half-brother, 39-year-old Cecil Ferguson.

Cecil Ferguson was pronounced dead at the scene; Christopher Ferguson was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital for treatment, but Jeffrey said he was not expected to survive his wounds.

Investigators did not release a description of the suspect.