Suspect Sought in Homicide on MD Love Shooting

Update January 11, 2019 at 4:55 p.m.

During this investigation, Dallas Police Homicide Detectives learned that Pedro Luis Ambriz, a 32-year old Latin male, was responsible for killing the victim Derrick Ladon Woods, a 38-year old Black male, at the Magnolia Creek Apartments located at 7272 Marvin D. Love Freeway. 

On Friday, January 11, 2019, Pedro Luis Ambriz was taken into custody by Dallas police and transported to the Dallas Police Jack Evans Headquarters where he declined to give a statement to Homicide detectives.  Pedro Luis Ambriz was transported to the Dallas County Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with Murder, a felony one.

Please see the attached PCA warrant: 



Original Post:

On Wednesday, January 8, 2019, at approximately 2:31 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Magnolia Creek Apartment located at 7272 Marvin D. Love Freeway. Officers found the victim, Derrick Ladon Woods, a 38-year old Black male, on the ground next to a parked vehicle in front of building 23. The victim suffered from an apparent gunshot wound to his chest area. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Jacob White, #7682, at 214-671-3690 or via email: Please refer to Case Number. 005124-2019.

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 (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.