GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Garland have arrested a man who they said opened fire on a car Thursday morning, leaving another man dead.
The shooting happened around 8:00 a.m. in front of a convenience store on Kingsley Road.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: When Might Your $1,400 Economic Relief Payment Arrive?
According to authorities, there were four people — two men and two women — sitting in a vehicle in the store parking lot.
At some point the group became involved in a dispute over drugs and one of the men got out and fired several shots into the car, police said. The other man inside the car was hit by at least one bullet. A CBS 11 News photographer at the scene said there were at least 5 bullet holes in the front, driver side of the car.READ MORE: Texas Teachers Are Making Surprise, In-Person Visits To Students Struggling With Online Learning
The victim, later identified as 20-year-old Noah Christopher Hansen, was taken to a local hospital but died from his injuries.
The women inside the car were not hurt.
A suspect was later arrested and was identified as Juan Daniel Yepez, 25. Police said Yepez was “combative” during the arrest.MORE NEWS: 'The Right Thing To Do,' Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Requests ERCOT To Rectify $16 Billion Error During Storm
Yepez is currently at the Garland Detention Center and charges of murder and attempting to take a weapon from a police officer. A bond has not yet been set.