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Man Arrested for Murder

Garland Police arrested and charged 23 year old Jose Ramon Cruz Jr. of Garland with murder.  Shortly after midnight on September 01, a Monday morning, Cruz approached three men who were drinking beer in their yard, in the 4100 block of Walnut Street.  It was reported that Cruz asked if he could buy a beer.  He was refused and he left.  A short time later, Cruz returned and again asked to buy beer.  Cruz was told no again and this time 25 year old Dinh Ngo stood up and began approaching Cruz to tell him to leave the property.  It was reported that Jose Cruz then produced a gun and shot Ngo.  The other two men grabbed Cruz and held him there until police arrived. 

Dinh Ngo was transported to Parkland Hospital where he died several hours later.  Jose Cruz has been charged with murder and is in the Dallas County Jail.  Bond is set at $500,000.

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