One of Ten Victims From Dallas Spring Break Event Dies

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A teenager has died following a shooting that injured ten people in a South Dallas event venue on March 19.

As reported by The Dallas Express, Dallas police responded to a shooting scene at The Space Dallas, located in the 5200 block of Botham Jean Boulevard near U.S. Route 175, at about midnight.

The shooting was apparently an exchange of gunfire by two people outside the venue.

Eight individuals were reportedly injured at the scene, with two others later transported to a hospital.

New reports on The Dallas Morning News revealed that one of the victims, 18-year-old Anthony Deshun Wilson, died from injuries sustained from the shooting.

Following the incident, a Dallas Independent School District spokeswoman confirmed that Wilson, a senior at Lincoln High School in South Dallas, was among the victims.

Wilson died on March 22, at about 3 p.m. The cause of his death was still pending, according to the Dallas County medical examiner’s office.

The victim’s mother, Dominique Wilson, wrote that her son had a caring and joyful spirit adored by everyone. She added that Wilson was very protective of his two sisters.

“He’s always been considered the respectful young nephew who not only is responsible but had goals and dreams to accomplish,” she wrote in a text, according to The Dallas Morning News.

Dominique also revealed that her son was a hard worker, getting his first job at 15 years old. She added the 18-year-old had just gotten off work at Raising Cane’s fast-food restaurant and was with his two cousins at the spring break party.

Over 1,000 people were in attendance when the gunfire erupted at The Space Dallas, most of them teenagers.

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