DALLAS - A 26-year-old Los Angeles man faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing a postal worker during a road rage incident in Dallas last February.
Donnie Arlondo Ferrell pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to one count of murder of an employee of an agency of the United States government, and one count of discharging a firearm during a crime of violence.
Ferrell is set to be sentenced in June.
According to U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox, Ferrell’s guilty plea was for the death of Tony Mosby on Feb. 18, 2018.
Mosby was driving a USPS truck along Interstate 30, near downtown Dallas, when he was shot and killed by Ferrell, who one of three passengers in a Mazda.
The arrest warrant stated that Ferrell said Mosby made a rude hand gesture towards him.
Ferrell reportedly leaned out of the Mazda and fired four shots at the USPS vehicle, which caused Mosby to crash into a guardrail.
Mosby was killed after being shot in the head,
The two other passengers in the car at the time of the shooting came forward to authorities days after the murder.
They said Ferrell had texted them to try and persuade them not to say anything about the shooting, but they met with authorities anyways.
A co-defendant, Bei-jing Tashawna Walker, has pleaded not guilty to being an accessory after the fact and awaits trial.