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Taco-Crazed Gunman Allegedly Goes On Christmas Eve Carjacking Spree In Dallas

Roberto A. Canamar Garza faces charges of aggravated assault and kidnapping after allegedly going to great, and violent, lengths to satisfy his craving.



By Gina Tron

Nothing says Christmas more than a carjacking spree, gunfire and a desperate search for tacos, right?

Roberto A. Canamar Garza, 26, allegedly carjacked multiple drivers at gunpoint in Dallas on Christmas Eve. He didn’t want their cars though. Rather, he demanded that drive him to a place to get tacos, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by the Dallas Morning News.

One driver dropped Garza off at a tire shop, according to the report. Unsatisfied, Garza allegedly threatened a second man with a gun not far from that shop, again asking to be taken to a taco place. After approaching a third victim and shooting through the door of the tire shop, Garza allegedly shot the second person he stopped in the lower body and got into his car. It’s unclear what condition the shooting victim is in.

The victim’s car didn’t start and, according to the Dallas Morning News, Garza allegedly approached yet another driver but failed to get into their car. Then, Garza allegedly visited an entirely different tire shop where he pointed a gun at a driver in a parked car.

He and that driver allegedly got into a scuffle, the gun went off, and the driver fled.

An armed passerby attempted to hold Garza at gunpoint, resuting in their own little scuffle until police arrived on the scene, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Garza is being held on a $500,000 bail. He faces four charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of aggravated kidnapping. He’s also reportedly facing an immigration hold.

[Photo: Dallas County Sheriff's Department] 

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