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Suspect arrested in connection to deadly shooting outside Dallas gas station, police say

Anthony Welcome, 51, has been accused of shooting two people, killing a 21-year-old man.
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DALLAS — Police say they've arrested a man suspected of shooting two people in a Dallas gas station parking lot, killing one of them.

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) said 51-year-old Anthony Welcome has been charged with murder and taken to the Dallas County Jail.

Police got a shooting call from the Chevron station on East Overton Road at 4:49 p.m. Saturday.

Two people were allegedly shot by Welcome. One man, identified as 21-year-old Demarcea Hodge, died at a hospital from his injuries, police say. The other person was treated and released.

DPD is asking anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Sayers by calling 214-671-3647 or emailing scott.sayers@dallaspolice.gov. This shooting is being documented as case number 174087-2022.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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