2 arrested in outdoor Dallas concert shooting that left 1 dead, 16 injured

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Two men were arrested in connection to a shooting at an outdoor Dallas concert last month that left one man dead and 16 people injured, police said Thursday.

Wednesday, Dallas police arrested Astonial Calhoun, 25, and Devojiea Givens, 26, on charges of felony deadly conduct after they were accused of shooting into a crowd during a fight at the April 2 concert.

“A preliminary investigation has determined that following a fight that broke out at the event, Calhoun and Givens both fired handguns,” Dallas Police Chief Eddie Garcia said at a Thursday news conference. “The preliminary investigation determined Givens and Calhoun shot into the crowd.”

Garcia declined to say what led up to the arrests but said the investigation is ongoing as law enforcement officials work to determine if other suspects fired weapons or were involved in the fight leading up to the shooting.

“There are possibly more shooters,” he said.

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In April, police responded to a shooting call at an outdoor trail ride and concert events in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas.

Kealon Dejuane Gilmore, 26, was found dead near the concert stage after suffering a gunshot wound to the head, police said. Fifteen others were injured by gunfire and one woman suffered a non-gun-related injury. The victims ranged in age from 13 to 29.

Givens, who was arrested in the Dallas suburb of Hutchins, was out on bond stemming from a deadly conduct charge in late January, Garcia said. Calhoun was arrested in Cedar Hill, a city about 16 miles southwest of Dallas.

Both were being held Thursday at the Dallas County Jail, pending arraignment, Dallas police said. Bond was set at $1,500 for Calhoun and $15,000 for Givens.

Attorney information for Givens and Calhoun was not immediately available.

Police have asked anyone with video or photos of the fight and shooting to submit them through the department’s evidence collection portal, Garcia said. The department is being assisted by the U.S. Marshals Service North Texas Fugitive Task Force and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Crime Task Force, he added.

Contributing: The Associated Press

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