Dallas: Two men shot in the 2600 Block of Southland; victims 17 and 65 years old.


Cornelius "Don" Brooks

 Two men were shot last night in the 2600 Block of Southland. Seventeen year-old Xavier Valentine and sixty-five year-old Tyler Boyd were transported to local hospitals with serious bodily injuries. We don't know their current condition at this time.

Last night, I heard over the scanner that a shooting victim was driven or drove to fire station #24 located on the next street over which is Elsie Faye Heggins.

Cornelius Brooks, the alleged shooter was apprehended and is in custody at Lew Sterrett Justice Center. Brooks has been out of TDCJ for about two years. He has a previous aggravated assault, in which his probation was revoked, along with several drug charges, and an evading arrest.

He is currently awaiting arraignment on two aggravated assault charges pending the condition of the shooting victims.


UPDATE: He is currently charged with two aggravated assaults w/ deadly weapon $50,000 on each charge and two manufacturing and distribution charges with a $50,000 bond on each. He is also charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon for a total of $250,000.






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