Updated April 20, 2016:
The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information about the murder of DeMarkell Hood please call the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at 214-671-3584. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).
On November 30, 2014, at approximately 2:20 a.m., the victim, Demarkell Hood, an 18 year-old Black male, was driving northbound in the southbound lane of Audelia and struck two vehicles at the stop light where Audelia and Skillman intersect. The victim’s vehicle continued a short distance and came to rest on the median at 9200 Skillman. The witnesses in the stopped vehicles observed two individuals run from the victim’s vehicle. Dallas Fire and Rescue and Dallas Police Officers responded and found the victim seated in the driver’s position, deceased from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. This is an on-going investigation. Next of kin notification has been made. The offense of Murder was made on case number 285444-2014.