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Group punched Dallas business owner, took his keys before fatal road rage shooting, warrant reveals

Jin Shin murder new details
  • New details have been revealed regarding the fatal shooting of Dallas business owner Jin Shin following a minor traffic collision on South University Drive in Fort Worth, Dallas, on Aug. 15.
  • According to the arrest affidavit, Shin, 48, was surrounded by a group of eight people before the shooting.
  • A 2021 Chrysler 300 driven by a woman reportedly pulled up behind Shin’s Jeep following the minor accident. Two men, one of whom was identified as suspected shooter 28-year-old Markynn Dmorous West, exited their car to surround Shin. Two cars, an Infinity and a silver 2014 Ford Fusion, later pulled up near the scene with two people.
  • At one point in their interaction, police said one of the men punched Shin in the back of his head, causing him to walk away from the group. Another member then pursued Shin.
  • West was arrested on Wednesday and is currently in police custody on a $100,000 bond.

Details from a video reviewed by authorities revealed Jin Shin, a business owner from Dallas, Texas, who was killed following a minor car crash last month, was surrounded by a group of eight people before the shooting.

The incident occurred on South University Drive in Fort Worth, Texas, on Aug. 15, when Shin, who was described by his friends and family as a “pillar” of the Asian community in Dallas, was shot following a car incident involving his Jeep and a sedan driven by a woman with two female passengers.

Man shot to death after Fort Worth car accident identified as ‘pillar’ of Dallas’ Asian community

  • The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man who was shot and killed following a minor traffic accident on South University Drive in Fort Worth, Dallas, on Monday as Chin "Jin" Shin, a 43-year-old Korean American business owner.
  • Shin, who died from gunshot wounds, was pronounced dead at the scene when police arrived. Authorities ruled his death a homicide.
  • Born in South Korea, Shin immigrated to the United States in 1983 at a young age. He reportedly grew up in various parts of Louisiana and North Carolina before settling in Texas.
  • Shin was the owner of Encore Family Karaoke at Goodnight Lane in Dallas and was also the co-owner of the Dallas branch of Korean restaurant DanSungSa.
  • Peng Dang, a friend of Shin from Arlington, described the man as a “pillar" of Dallas’ Asian community.
  • A GoFundMe campaign to help with Shin's funeral expenses was created on Wednesday and has so far raised over $54,000 of its $250,000 goal.

Authorities have identified the man killed in a shooting following a minor traffic accident on South University Drive in Fort Worth, Dallas, on Monday.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Chin “Jin” Shin, a 43-year-old business owner and a “pillar” of Dallas’ Asian community, died from gunshot wounds. His death has been ruled as a homicide.

North Carolina trooper uses his own car to stop an impaired driver going the wrong way

Highway Patrol trooper
  • North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper Cody Thao was praised for risking his own life to stop an impaired driver going the wrong way by using his own car as a barrier.
  • Joshua Bibey, the 26-year-old suspect, was chased from Johnston County before he entered Raleigh, reaching the speed of 100 miles per hour.
  • Thao raced down I-40 and exited Rocky Quarry Road, cutting off Bibey who was driving 50 miles an hour before crashing into him.
  • Bibey was arrested and charged with driving while impaired.

North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper Cody Thao risked his own life to stop an impaired driver going the wrong way by using his own car as a barrier.

In a dashcam recording posted to Twitter, Thao can be seen intentionally crashing his own car into the path of the driver to stop him from going into the interstate while driving the wrong way. 

‘She was everything to me’: Husband of Pasadena jogger killed by driver who ran stop sign seeks answers

Pasadena jogger fatally struck by car

A man from Pasadena, Calif., is seeking answers after a car allegedly plowed through a stop sign and killed his wife the day after Thanksgiving.

What happened: Yang Yang Liu, 33, was out jogging when a BMW 328i struck her at the intersection of Allen Avenue and San Pasqual Street around 11:19 a.m. on Nov. 26. The driver, who has not been publicly named, was neither arrested nor cited.

Why Drivers in China ‘Hope’ They K‌i‌‌‌l‌l The Pedestrians They Accidentally Hit

hit-to-kill

Throughout the years, a number of drivers in China have intentionally k‌i‌ll‌ed pedestrians that they acci‌dentally ‌h‌it due to a phenomenon called “hit-to-ki‌l‌l.”

Drawing the attention of international media, the hor‌rifyi‌ng trend has since received outcry and condemnation beyond China, with calls for justice for their unfortunate vi‌c‌ti‌ms.

Highway Patrol Officer Risks Life to Save Man From Speeding Car

Florida Highway Patrol trooper Mithil Patel is being hailed as a hero after risking his own life to save a local businessman from getting hit by a spinning car.

The 31-year-old trooper was surveying a prior crash involving Rony Bottex at Interstate 95 in southern Martin County near Hobe Sound last week when another vehicle spun out of control after getting hit in a separate accident.