Double Homicide on Palo Alto Drive


Lexington Malik Wright

UPDATE 12/11/18 at 1:00 p.m.

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at approximately 6:00 a.m., Lexington Malik Wright, a 18-year old Black male, surrendered to Homicide detectives at the Dallas Police Jack Evans Headquarters.  During the interview with detectives, he admitted to shooting the following three victims:  Deroyal Talley, a 19-year old Black male, Demareyea Bazile, a 17-year old Black male, and a juvenile victim.  Lexington Malik Wright was transported to the Dallas County Lew Sterrett Jail and has been charged with Capital Murder, a Capital Felony and Aggravated Assault, a felony one.  Please see the attached PCA warrants. 

UPDATE 12/10/18 at 9:15 a.m.

During the investigation of this offense, the Dallas Police Homicide Unit has identified Lexington Malik Wright, an 18-year-old Black male, as the suspect who killed two unidentified victims and shot and injured another in the 2700 block of Palo Alto Drive on December 7, 2018.  Lexington Malik is currently being sought for an active Capital Murder warrant, a Capital Felony.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this suspect is encouraged to call 911.  If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at (214) 373-TIPS (8477).

Original Post:

On December 7, 2018, at approximately 4:00 p.m., Dallas police officers responded to a call regarding a shooting that occurred in the 2700 block of Palo Alto Drive. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a 16-year-old Black male and two other unidentified Black males, all of whom been shot inside of a vehicle. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported all three victims to local hospitals, where the two unidentified males later died from their injuries. Witnesses reported that a Black male, wearing a black hoodie and dark-colored pants, shot into the vehicle and then fled on foot eastbound towards Santa Rosa Drive.

The Dallas Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Homicide Detective Tonya McDaniel at (214) 671-4236, or Please reference Case Number 262446-2018.

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