ARREST MADE: Homicide Investigation: 1000 Hutchins Road

Updated: July 31, 2018 at 8:15 p.m. 

Through the course of the investigation, detectives identified two individuals who were responsible for the death of Duglas Ramirez-Mendez. 

On July 31, 2018, suspects Dequinton Franklin, a 17 year-old Black male and Jontarious Webb-Barrett, a 19 year-old Black male were taken into custody by the Dallas Police Fugitive Unit.  Both suspects were read their Miranda rights and agreed to speak with detectives.  During the course of the interviews, both suspects admitted to their role in this offense.  They have been placed in the Dallas County Jail and charged with capital murder. 

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On July 28, 2018, at approximately 4:25 p.m., patrol officers responded to a shooting call at 1000 Hutchins Road. Upon arrival, officers observed a 2013 red Ford Mustang that collided with an unattended parked vehicle.  Officers found an unidentified Latin male with gunshot wound inside the red Ford Mustang.  DFR arrived and pronounced the victim deceased.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Derick Chaney with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3650, or by email:  derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case number 165463-2018.

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