Dallas Police investigating shooting murder at homeless encampment

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DALLAS, TX – On Sunday, July 25, 2021, at approximately 8:48 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 1700 block of Chestnut Street. Upon arrival, officers found an unknown black male unresponsive in a homeless encampment with a gunshot wound to his left bicep.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. 

 The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are unknown, and the Homicide Unit is urging anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-283-4849 or by email:scott.sayers@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to 132318-2021.


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