One Year Ago: Information Still Needed in Homicide Investigation – 9220 Skillman Street

Victim Christian Dawson

Update 1/1/2018 – One Year Ago:

One year ago today, on January 1, 2017, at approximately 1:00 a.m., the victim, Christian Dawson, was shot and killed while at a New Year’s Eve party with several friends located at the Azure Banquet Hall 9220 Skillman Street, Dallas, Texas 75243. Anyone with information regarding this offense should contact Detective C. Walton, #8479, with the Dallas Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 214-671-3632 or by email Please refer to Dallas Police Case number 000059-2017.


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, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Original Posts dated January 1, 2017:

On January 1, 2017, at about 1:04 AM, Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 9220 Skillman Street.  The victim, Christian Dawson, a Black male 19-years-old was shot at the location and transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. Other patrons, who were also injured, sought treatment for non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information regarding these offenses is encouraged to contact the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at 214-671-3661 or Detective Walton at 214-671-3632.