Man fatally shot after fight at Dallas club

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by MARJORIE OWENS

WFAA

Posted on June 25, 2013 at 8:45 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 25 at 11:23 AM

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DALLAS - Police in Dallas said a man fatally shot during a brawl early Tuesday morning stumbled toward an officer before he was transported to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.

According to a statement released by police, the Dallas officer saw a wounded Jose Peralta, 19, walking towards him after he heard a gunshot during an unrelated traffic stop nearby at about 2:04 a.m. in the 700 block of S. Walton Walker near Club Rio. Peralta was transported to Methodist Central Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police arrested the alleged shooter, 17-year-old Raul Zuniga. According to the statement, both Peralta and Zuniga had a history of confrontations and had both been forced to leave the club during another such altercation. Police said Zuniga later shot Peralta as he was talking with friends in the parking lot of a gas station near the club.

 

 

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