Police arrest suspects in NorthPark Mall shooting
Victim was from Waxahachie
The Ellis County Press
DALLAS- Dallas Police, acting on a Crime Stoppers tip, have made two arrests in the May parking lot shooting at North Park Mall.
In that shooting, 43-year-old Waxahachie resident Mary Boyd was shot by an assailant while sitting in the parking lot waiting for her daughter to leave the AMC movie theater located at the mall.
While sitting outside the Nordstrom’s in the mall parking lot waiting on her daughter, she sensed something was wrong and put her vehicle into gear. At that time, police said one of the suspects approached her and shot her in the face.
Police said the crime was a random car-jacking attempt.
Crime Stoppers and Schepps Dairy offered a combined reward of $50,000 to anyone with information about the crime which would lead to the arrest and indictment of the suspects.
Monday afternoon, the break police were looking for came.
Two suspects were arrested by the United States Marshal’s Office, who found them at a friend’s apartment complex on Monday afternoon.
Demond Stuard, 28, of Dallas and Anton Wallace, 22, of Grand Prairie were taken into custody at the apartment complex.
As of Tuesday, the duo remain in police custody.
Stewart is suspected of being the gunman in the incident, while Wallace is suspected of being the driver of the getaway Both are held on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and are currently incarcerated at the Lew Sterrett Justice Center in Dallas on $250,000 bond each.
At a news conference on Tuesday, Dallas Police said they have fingerprints and other evidence they said they have collected that should make their case stronger.
Boyd survived the shooting and is recovering.
Dallas Police said they were relieved they had caught Boyd’s attackers, and that they were behind bars.
This comes nearly a month and a half after the tragic incident unfolded.