There are times when an argument can lead to positive result. However, many a times, an argument can lead to a fight, which can even prove to be fatal in some cases. One such fatal incident recent played out outside a car wash in Dallas.
According to news reports, a 27-year-old man was arrested and booked in County Jail for allegedly shooting and killing a 30-year-old man outside a Dallas car wash. Per the police, the two men were arguing in the wee hours of the morning when the now deceased 30-year-old man slapped the 27-year-old man. The police allege that in response, the 27-year-old shot the other man and fled from the scene in his car.
The man who suffered the gunshot wound was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Two witnesses were able to identify the 27-year-old alleged shooter and were also able to find his social media account. The man is now facing murder charges.
Murder charges in Texas
The consequences of a murder conviction in Texas are serious. In addition to the prison time that a convict may have to serve or the fines that the convict may have to pay, a murder conviction can bring about several other challenges in the life of the accused, which can range from the inability to find a job to facing boycott in the society.
However, with the right legal intervention at the right time may be able to ensure that the rights if the accused are protected under all circumstances. Also, with the right preparation and the right set of evidences and witnesses, it may be possible to convince the court to look at the case from a more considerate point of view.