Murder on Sunnyvale Street

Updated: March 6, 2017: 

As a result of the investigation, Hakeem Griffin-White, a Black male 17-years-old and Ashley Coleman, a Black female 27-years-old have been identified and charged with the murder of victim Drekeiston Alex.  On March 5, 2017, Griffin-White and Coleman were arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where they were both read their Miranda warning.  They both waived their right to remain silent by speaking with detectives.  Both have been placed in jail for murder with a $500,000.00 bond respectively.  Please read the below PCA’s for more information. 

Update: The below video shows the suspect in this homicide wearing all black. Detectives are seeking information on the suspect and occupants in the vehicle that witnessed this homicide. If anyone has information regarding the suspect or the witnesses in this homicide, please call Detective Grubbs at 214-671-3675.

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Original Post: March 2, 2017 @ 20:33

On March 2, 2017, at approximately 2:45 p.m., the victim, Drekeiston Alex B/M/19, was walking in the 4800 block of Sunnyvale Street.   The victim was approached by the suspect, an unidentified Black male, and the two engaged in a verbal argument.  The suspect produced a pistol and shot the victim while they were standing in the middle of Sunnyvale Street. 

Victim: Drekeiston Alex B/M/19

Victim: Drekeiston Alex B/M/19

The victim fled on foot, but collapsed nearby.  He was then transported to a hospital where he died.  The suspect fled in a red PT Cruiser, which was being driven by a second unidentified suspect.  Anyone with information about this murder is asked to contact Homicide Detective Grubbs at 214-671-3675.

Suspect vehicle

Suspect vehicle