The victim has been identified as Christopher Willard, a 32 year old B/M.
On March 31, 2019, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 2755 E Ledbetter Drive, the Oasis Apartments. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, an unidentified Black male, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Dallas Fire and Rescue transported the victim to Baylor Hospital, where he died from his injuries. The Dallas Police Homicide Unit and the Public Integrity Unit with the Dallas County District Attorney’s office responded to the location. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that a female security officer working the complex became involved in an altercation with the unidentified victim 30-minutes prior to the shooting. Additional security officers responded to the location and the victim was located inside an upstairs apartment. The security officers entered the apartment, confronted the victim and a physical altercation ensued that ended outside on the upstairs breezeway. While security officers attempted to subdue the victim, Security Officer Vincent Hobbs, a 32-year-old Black male, discharged his firearm, shooting and killing the unidentified male. Hobbs was arrested, charged with murder and placed in jail. His bond will be set by a magistrate.