Homicide at 3400 E. Illinois Avenue

Updated August 7, 2016:

On August 6, 2016, Lance Williams voluntarily turned himself in at Dallas Police Headquarters.  Williams was read his Miranda warning and agreed to speak with detectives.  After the interview, Williams was arrested and placed in jail for capital murder.  His bond is set at $500,000.00.

Updated August 6, 2016:

As a result of the investigation, it was determined that Lance Williams, a 30-year-old Black male, was responsible for the death of Roland Jackson.  A capital murder warrant has been issued for the arrest of Lance Williams.  Anyone who has information as to the whereabouts of Mr. Williams is asked to call 9-1-1. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477). 

Lance Williams B/M/30

Lance Williams B/M/30

Original Post:

On August 3, 2016, at approximately 4:29 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 3400 block of E. Illinois Avenue. Upon officers arrival, they found victim, Roland Jackson a 52 -year -old Black male, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries. The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding this murder contact the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3661.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime stoppers at (214) 373- TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.