A look back: Dallas’s Deadliest Days

Take a look at some of Dallas’s deadliest days:

Western Transfer Company, 7 dead

Aug. 9, 1982: John F. Parish, 42, walked into the Western Transfer Company building and shot his supervisor, Eddie Eugene Urlich, 40, and truck drivers Martin Douglas Moran, 30, and Moody Charles Smith, 58. He then went to two other facilities and fatally shot Wyvonne Kohler, 45, Dave Bahl and Rick Svoboda, and wounded four more people before dying in a shootout with police.

Police had said Parish had a pay dispute with the company.

Ianni’s Restaurant and Club, 6 dead

June 29, 1984: Abdelkrim Belachheb walked into Ianni’s Restaurant and Club in Dallas armed with a handgun and killed Linda Lowe, Marcell Ford, Ligia Kozlowski, Janice Arbuckle Smith, Joe Minasi and Frank Rance Parker.

John McNeill, the sole survivor, was shot in the back and ran for help.

Belachheb, now 72, remains imprisoned in Amarillo on six consecutive life sentences. The case helped stir the debate over why mass and serial murders did not qualify for the death penalty under Texas law.

Wedgwood Baptist Church, 8 dead

Sept. 15, 1999: Larry Gene Ashbrook, 47, entered the evening youth service at Wedgwood Baptist Church and opened fire, killing 14-year-old’s Kristi Kathleen Beckel, Joseph Daniel “Joey” Ennis, and Cassandra Fawn Griffin; Justin Michael “Steggy” Ray, 17, Susan Kimberly “Kim” Jones, 23, Shawn Christopher Brown, 23, and Sydney Rochelle Browning, 36.

Ashbrook wounded seven others before fatally shooting himself.

Mi-T-Fine Carwash, 5 dead

March 20, 2000: Five people were killed during a robbery at the Mi-T-Fine Carwash. A sixth person, an employee, survived a gunshot wound to the head. Robert Wayne Harris was convicted in the execution-style slayings of Agustin Villasenor, 36, and Rhoda Wheeler, 46.

Harris was also charged but not tried in the deaths of Benjamin Villasenor, 32; Dennis Lee, 48; and Roberto Jimenez Jr., 15.

He was executed in June 2005.

Forum Roller World, 6 dead

July 23, 2011: Tan Do, 35, killed his wife, Trini Do, and family members Michelle Ta, 28, Hien “Kenny” Ta, 21, Lynn Ta, 16, and Thuy Nguyen, at his son’s 11th birthday party at a roller rink. He wounded four others before committing suicide.

His wife had said Do was violent toward her, and she had filed for divorce once, but dismissed the petition.

Christmas morning slayings, 7 dead

Dec. 25, 2011: Aziz Yazdanpanah, 56, was dressed in a Santa Claus suit when on Christmas morning he fatally shot his estranged wife, Fatemeh Rahmati, 55, and their two teenage children, Ali, 14, and Nona, 19, at a Grapevine apartment.

He also killed his wife’s sister, Zohreh Rahmaty, 58, her husband, Mohamad Hossein Zarei, 59, and their daughter, Sahra Zarei, 22, before turning the gun on himself.

Dallas ambush, 6 dead

July 7, 2016: Dallas police officers Sr. Cpl. Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Sgt. Michael Smith, Patrick Zamarripa and DART Officer Brent Thompson were killed by Micah Xavier Johnson during a peaceful protest and march through downtown Dallas. Nine officers and at least two civilians were injured before the gunman was killed by a bomb-wielding police robot on the El Centro campus.

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