🌱 Deadly Jerome St. Shootings + Dallas Golfer Wins 86th Masters

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First, today's weather:

A severe p.m. t-storm; breezy. High: 88 Low: 68.

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Here are the top three stories in Dallas today:

  1. This Sunday morning, one person was killed and two people were injured in a shooting in Dallas. Police say they responded to the 3200 block of Jerome Street at about 2:00 a.m. on reports of a shooting. When crews arrived, they found three victims. One man was pronounced dead at a local hospital. (NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth)

  2. On Sunday, local golfer Scottie Scheffler won the 86th Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia. This is the first major championship win for Scheffler, who hails from Highland Park just outside of Dallas. Earlier this year, he earned his first PGA Tour victory. (WFAA)

  3. A 21-year-old man was arrested after police said he was driving while intoxicated and damaged or destroyed a critical infrastructure facility. Police claim Jaime Alexander Salazar crashed through the east side of the gate at Love Field and drove onto a private hanger which caused him to hit a fuel truck and two private jets. He was taken to the hospital before being taken to Dallas County Jail. (Dallas Voice)

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Today in Dallas:

  • The Market (Open Daily) At Dallas Farmers Market (All Day)

  • Virtual: Stories with Ms. D At Duncanville Public Library (All Day)

From my notebook:

  • The SPCA of Texas is asking for all the help they can get to save the lives of kittens who have nowhere else to go. If you are interested in fostering kittens, go to their Instagram. (Instagram)

  • The Dallas Arboretum is inviting residents to join them for a new and exciting event. They're celebrating their country roots with a Tuesday Two-Step in April featuring returning fan favorites! (Instagram)

  • On National Hug Your Dog Day, the SPCA of Texas shared that dogs don't actually like being hugged. Hugging your dog can make them feel nervous. To learn more about this, please check out their Instagram post! (Instagram)

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Nicole Fallon-Peek

About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communication from New York University. She has served as a freelance reporter, managing editor, copy editor, and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.

This article originally appeared on the Dallas Patch