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Investigators discovered the young insurance executive crashed as the result of being shot. It is not known if Tubbleville's passenger had kidnapped him or if he was giving the passenger a lift.
Witnesses told authorities they saw a black male running from the passenger side of the victim's vehicle. It is presumed that person was riding with the victim and is likely the individual who pulled the trigger.
Reports say the victim was heading home from a blind date after which he texted a friend. Moments later he was shot dead.
The crime occurred Friday, May 30, 2014 in Dallas, Texas.
DALLAS -- One person is dead after a shooting and crash in Oak Lawn.Police: Man shot inside car before Oak Lawn crash ►
It happened at the intersection of Lemmon and Oak Lawn Avenues just before 5:45 a.m. Friday.
Police say a driver, identified as Joshua Tubbleville, 33, was shot inside his car, causing him to lose control and crash into a tree at a gas station.
Tubbleville was taken to Parkland Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told officers they saw a black man running from the passenger side of the car in an unknown direction.
No arrests have been made. Police say the men were seen leaving a restaurant and food was found inside the vehicle.
Officers are going to area businesses to see if their surveillance cameras captured anything worth investigating.
Police investigating fatal Oak Lawn shooting, crash ►
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