DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police have arrested a man in connection to a grisly triple homicide that happened in Oak Cliff.
Justin Pharez Smith was arrested by members of the North Texas US Marshal’s Fugitive Task Force, at a residence in Grand Prairie on Sunday morning.
Smith is the suspect in yesterday’s triple homicide at 5125 Wynell Street.
Task force officers entered the residence, and took Smith into custody without incident.
Justin Smith was transported to the Crimes Against Persons Division where homicide detectives interviewed him.
During the interview, Mr. Smith admitted his participation in the offenses committed on Wynell Street.
Justin Smith was arrested and placed in Lew Sterrett Justice Center for Capital Murder.
His bond is set at $ 1 million.
He was taken to Dallas police headquarters where he remains in custody.
Dallas police used old mugshots of Smith on their Crimestoppers website in hopes of getting any information that would lead to an arrest.
Smith is the main suspect in deaths of three people and shooting injury of one victim at a Dallas home on the 5100 block of Wynell Street.
Police were dispatched to the home around 6:40 a.m. Saturday morning after receiving calls about gunshots.
Police found Demarcus Walton, 38, Kimberly Montgomery, 36, and Tyteanna Lyahanee Brown, 21, dead from gunshot wounds.
One other unidentified victim was shot as they fled the shooter.
That victim was transported to Baylor Hospital and is recovering. Police believe the shooting was a drug related incident.
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