DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Two people are in police custody after a shooting in Rowlett led to a high-speed chase that ended with a fiery crash Dallas.READ MORE: Governor Abbott Proposes Parental Bill of Rights As Part of Re-Election Campaign
According to investigators, the incident started just after midnight when at least one person fired shots at a home in the 2600 block of Remington Drive in Rowlett. A couple inside called 911 and told the dispatcher they were there with children.
When police arrived they found no one injured, but learned the woman, Iesha Davis, had been involved in a domestic dispute with her ex-boyfriend.
The woman’s current boyfriend, Joshua Duncan, was inside and said he hit the floor when he heard the shots. “Basically it was a bad case of an ex-boyfriend getting mad and wanting to show his rage. And he came out and did some dumb stuff and shot a couple of rounds through the house and we’ve got kids in there and everything, so it was pretty scared, pretty rough, traumatizing.”
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After police gathered information about the suspect a Rowlett police officer spotted his car traveling on Interstate-30, with two men inside. The pair was later identified as Zseron Dukes and Gary Grayson.The officer tried to stop the car but the driver sped off beginning what would be a 20-mile chase that eventually included Dallas police and the Air One helicopter. At one point, officers allegedly spotted someone inside throw a gun from the car.
The chase wove onto Dallas side streets and when the driver tried to make a U-turn on the Haskell/Blackburn bridge, over Central Expressway, the car crashed into a pole and caught fire.
Two officers were able to pull the men to safety. Both men were arrested at the scene.
Dukes was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon, Evading Arrest and Deadly Conduct. Grayson has been charged with Tampering with Evidence. Both men remain in the Rowlett City Jail.MORE NEWS: Dallas ISD: A Lot Involved In Keeping Doors Open During COVID-19 Surge
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