Update July 9, 2018, at 8:30 a.m.
During the course of the investigation the following information was determined:
On June 12, 2018, at about 12:15 a.m., a 12-year-old juvenile victim was shot in the head during an aggravated robbery at 4700 Fellows Lane. The suspects and witness were communicating via the LetGo app. The witnesses agreed to sell a phone to the suspects.
After switching meeting places, the witness and suspect agreed to meet at the offense location. The witness felt uneasy upon his arrival and attempted to drive off. One of the suspects fired into the vehicle striking the juvenile victim.
Detective Grubbs obtained a search warrant and was able to identify one of the suspects from the Letgo app account and issued a warrant for his arrest. Arrested person, Rodrick Spearman, a 20-year-old Black male was taken into custody on June 19, 2018 and confessed to his part in the offense, however, he was not the shooter. The actual shooter was in the offense was identified as Kendrion Sullemon, a 17-year-old Black male.
On July 6, 2018 arrested person Sullemon was taken into custody and he admitted to his part in the offense.
On June 12, 2018, at approximately 12:19 a.m., four individuals agreed to sell property to the suspects using a social media app. The parties agreed to meet in the 3100 block of Stag Road to conduct the transaction. While these individuals were driving to the location, the suspects asked to change the meeting location to the 4600 block of Fellows Lane. The individuals in the vehicle arrived at 4600 Fellows Lane and were about to leave, when one of the suspects ran up to the vehicle and fired into the vehicle. A 15-year-old Latin male was grazed by a bullet, and a 12-year-old Latin female was severely injured. The other two occupants, a 17-year-old Latin female and a 17-year-old Latin male, were not injured. After the shooting, the suspects fled the location on foot.
The first suspect is described as a Black male, 17-20 years old, skinny, with short curly hair and wearing a black muscle shirt. The second suspect is described as a Black male, 17-20 years old, heavy set with a fade haircut that blends into a Mohawk, wearing a white shirt.
On May 21, 2018, the Dallas Police Department and OfferUp unveiled the city’s first Exchange Zone. This Exchange Zone is located at 1919 East Camp Wisdom Road in front of the Dallas Police Department’s South Central substation. This Community Meet Up spot is designed to create a safer space for buyers and sellers during online transactions. The location is well-lit and monitored.
The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in solving this crime. We are asking anyone with any information to please contact YOUTH Detective Johnson at (214) 671-4253. Callers who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (214)373-8477 TIPS. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense.