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Man dies after being shot repossessing car at Arlington apartment complex, police say

Police say the man died Thursday afternoon at the hospital days after he was shot.

ARLINGTON, Texas — A man who was shot Monday while attempting to repossess a vehicle at an Arlington apartment complex died Thursday afternoon, police say.

The man, 52, was shot at a complex south of Green Oaks Boulevard near Highway 360, police added. He reportedly was shot after showing up to the complex to repossess a vehicle, according to police. His name has not been released.

Police have arrested Brian Espy, 31, in the shooting. Espy faces a charge of capital murder, police said.

Quyanna Massie, 24, was also arrested in the incident and faces a charge of aggravated robbery.

Police said the man who died was sent to an apartment complex in the 2600 block of Alexis Avenue to retrieve a Jeep that had been loaned to Espy.

When the man and his employed arrived and entered the Jeep with a spare key, Espy ran toward them with a gun and fired several shots, the employee told police.

The employee drove away in the Jeep and waited for the victim. As the victim tried to leave the apartment complex, Espy fired multiple shots, striking the victim, police said.

Espy got into a vehicle driven by Massie and drove to the employee in the Jeep, demanding he get out of the vehicle, police said. Espy then drove away in the Jeep, police said.

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