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Taco-Obsessed Gunman Carjacks Drivers and Shoots a Man in South Dallas

He must not have heard about Uber Eats


This 26-year-old man took a millennial’s typical taco-obsession to new heights. Brandishing a handgun, Roberto A. Canamar Garza held multiple drivers at gunpoint on the afternoon of December 24, demanding they take him to get tacos.

The incident on Christmas Eve took place in South Dallas near I-45, according to the Dallas Morning News. The whole ordeal started around lunchtime when Garza jumped into his first victim’s car, demanding that the driver take him to a taqueria, but they never made it. The driver dropped him off at a tire shop at the 3500 block of East Illinois Avenue where Garza got into physical altercations with six more individuals before Dallas police arrived at 1:30 p.m.

Before police stopped Garza’s taco crime spree, he fired rounds into the tire shop and shot a man in the lower body. Police arrived to find Garza struggling over a gun with yet another driver he attempted to carjack. Garza’s taco-run-gone-wrong landed him in jail on four counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and one count of aggravated kidnapping. His bail is $500,000, and ICE is also involved.

Dallas man’s Christmas Eve carjacking spree involved demanding tacos at gunpoint, police say [Dallas News]