Arrest Made on Stabbing at 8100 Forest Lane

On March 28,2014, at about 12:30 am, witnesses discovered the victim, Christopher Kassim, lying down and bleeding on the sidewalk in the 8100 block of Forest Lane. Dallas Fire Rescue transported Kassim to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Officers at the scene followed the blood trail which lead to a nearby bridge. The officers spotted the suspect, Tarin Sidney, B/m/08-03-70, as he began to flee. After a short foot chase, Sidney was arrested. The officers discovered that Sidney had a laceration to his right hand.  As the officers walked back where they first contacted Sidney, they discovered a 3 inch folding knife covered in blood. The knife was discovered near where the victim had been sleeping. Sidney is currently in custody and has been charged with Murder.