On April 9, 2017, at approximately 4:00 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 3119 Easter Avenue. Upon arrival officers determined that a shooting had taken place at the location in a vehicle and the vehicle had driven off and come to rest at 100 E. Kiest. Dallas Fire Rescue also responded to 100 E. Kiest and transported the victim, Kennan Dawson a 16-year-old Black male, to Methodist Hospital where he died of a gunshot wound a short time after arriving at the hospital. Homicide and Crime Scene responded to both locations and interviewed witnesses at police headquarters. A murder offense was made on case number 078777-2017.
If anyone has information regarding the murder please contact Detective R. Duggan, #5971, at 214-671-3642 or by email at Richard.duggan @dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.