GRAPEVINE (CBSDFW.COM) – The two suspects arrested for the shooting outside a Grapevine 7-Eleven on Tuesday, May 4 have seen their charges upgraded.
Two other people involved in the shooting are still hospitalized.READ MORE: First Lady Jill Biden And Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff Traveling To Texas
Police said the incident was a robbery involving drugs.
Bryan Melendez, 18, of Grapevine, is charged with “aggravated robbery and possession of marijuana 4oz-5lbs.”
Terrell Reed, 21, of Grand Prairie is charged with “aggravated assault – serious bodily injury – reckless.”
Around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said two men in a black Dodge Charger exchanged gunfire with two men in a white Nissan Altima in the parking lot of the 7-Eleven in the 3500 block of Grapevine Mills Boulevard.
Both drove off in opposite directions.
The Dodge stopped across the street in the Jack in the Box parking lot.
The Nissan continued on towards Freeport Parkway.READ MORE: Cameron Lavon Stephens, 18, Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Arlington Teen At Hurricane Harbor
Grapevine Police arrived at the Jack in the Box and discovered two men in the Dodge with gunshot wounds.
One officer used his tactical medical kit to render aid to one of the victims, and slowed his bleeding until paramedics arrived. Both victims were transported to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Grapevine with serious injuries.
Police additionally found a gun on the ground, and witnesses believed one of the shooters may have run away.
Officers began a perimeter search in the area.
Police officers from Coppell, as well as K9 units from Grapevine, Frisco, Prosper and Hickory Creek assisted in the search.
Approximately 45 minutes later, a man approached a DFW Airport Police officer at the Shell gas station, saying the passenger in his Nissan had been shot multiple times.
The passenger was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, and the driver was held for questioning.
Grapevine officers determined the two men found near the airport were involved in the shooting at 7-Eleven.MORE NEWS: Austin Police Arrest, Charge 19-Year-Old With Murder For 6th Street Mass Shooting
Investigators recovered two guns and narcotics at the crime scene.