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  • 3rd_shift
    There is gallons of paint worth of gang grafitti in the northwest area of Dallas that has shown up in the last few years on buildings older than I am. (over 40)
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  • Guard kills man carrying gun in northwest Dallas

    28-year-old is fatally shot after reaching for his waist

    10:26 PM CDT on Monday, September 3, 2007
    By TANYA EISERER / The Dallas Morning News
    [email protected]

    A security guard fatally shot a man in northwest Dallas late Sunday because he believed the man was going to shoot him, authorities said.

    Carlos Diaz-Sorto, 28, was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police did not release the name of the security guard.

    The shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a business complex in the 9900 block of Monroe Drive.

    According to police, Mr. Diaz-Sorto was involved in a disturbance outside a nightclub, and shots were fired. One witness told police he was running because he thought Mr. Diaz-Sorto was going to hurt him.

    A security guard tried to confront Mr. Diaz-Sorto, who had a handgun.

    Mr. Diaz-Sorto ran and the security guard chased him, police said.

    "The guy turned and reached for his waist, and then [the security guard] shot and killed him," said Dallas police Sgt. Larry Lewis, a homicide division supervisor.

    Police said the case would be referred to a grand jury.

    Police did not recover a gun from Mr. Diaz-Sorto, and said it appeared that the weapon may have been picked up by someone else. They are investigating whether Mr. Diaz-Sorto is a gang member.