Nothing less than five people have been charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of Jason Baez, 17 and Cristian Marmolejo, 21.
The two young men were shot to death in the parking lot at a gas station in Dallas, early Friday morning, police said. The incident happened just before 6:30 a.m. at an Exxon station at 9199 Bruton Road.
Police investigation revealed the two young men were sitting in the front seat of a car with two women in the back seat in the parking lot. At some point, a red Dodge Charger went into the lot and parked in front of the victims’ car.
According to police, three armed suspects got out of the Charger and a confrontation began between them and the two victims.
According to police, Baez and Marmolejo attempted to run away but were then shot outside their car. They were pronounced dead at the scene.
The persons of interest in the shooting death of the two teens were identified as Luis Gonzalez-Muniz, 20, Jose Garcia, 18, Christopher Avila, 21, Dunia Figueroa, 18 and Laysha Garcia, 19.
They were all charged with capital murder. Bonds of $1 million were set for Gonzalez-Muniz, Jose Garcia and Avila; $750,000 for Figueroa; $500,000 for Laysha Garcia.