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20-year-old man arrested for deadly shooting at Dallas convenience store, police say

Dallas police said Jataivious Maxwell has been charged with first degree murder for the death of 22-year-old Christian Pollard.
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DALLAS — A 20-year-old man has been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting at a Dallas convenience store, officials say.

Dallas police said Jataivious Maxwell has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of 22-year-old Christian Pollard.

Around 8:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dallas police were called to the Shell gas station at 7027 S. RL Thornton Freeway in response to a shooting. When officers arrived, they located one victim, Pollard, with gunshot wounds.

Dallas Fire-Rescue was called to the scene, and Pollard was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police that the suspect fled the location in a black Chevy Impala.

During the course of the investigation, officials said Maxwell was identified as the suspect and was arrested by Dallas police.

After Maxwell was interviewed by a homicide detective, he was transported to the Dallas County jail. His bond will be set by a judge.