On March 31, 2019, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Dallas Police responded to 2722 W 12th Street in regards to a shooting. Upon arrival, they made contact with the victim, Christopher Rubio, a 40-year-old Latin male, who had been shot by the Suspect, Gilbert Martinez, a 40-year-old Latin male. The victim was transported by Dallas Fire and Rescue to Methodist Central Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The suspect was transported to Dallas Police Headquarters, where he was interviewed by a Homicide Detective. He was subsequently transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder, a felony of the first degree. His bond will be set by a Dallas County magistrate.