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Employee arrested for deadly shooting outside 7-Eleven on Christmas morning, Dallas police say

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 38-year-old man dead from multiple gunshot wounds lying in the front entrance of the business.
Credit: Thomas Costley / WFAA
Dallas police investigate a deadly shooting on Friday morning near 5910 Singleton Blvd.

A 7-Eleven employee has been arrested following a fatal shooting outside of the business Christmas morning, officials said. 

Dallas police responded to the shooting call around 3:30 a.m. Friday near 5910 Singleton Boulevard. 

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 38-year-old Brigido Cisneros dead from multiple gunshots wounds. 

Police said surveillance video shows the victim and employee involved in a verbal dispute before the employee pulled a handgun and shot the victim multiple times. 

The employee, identified as 21-year-old Junior Shushay Mekonnen Gebremariam, stayed at the scene and was arrested on a complaint of murder, police said. He was transported to the Dallas County jail and was being held in lieu of $250,000 bond.

Credit: Dallas County jail

According to court documents, Gebremariam bonded out of Dallas County jail Friday evening. 

The investigation is ongoing and police are asking one with additional information to contact Detective Patty Belew with the homicide unit at 214-671-3603 or via email at patty.belew@dallascityhall.com. 

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