Homicide on Mahanna Street

Updated Post: June 8, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.

On June 7, 2019, Jamie Israel Saenz, a 17-year old Latin male, and Lupe Anthony Zavala, 18-year old Latin male, were arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where Homicide detectives interviewed them.  Detectives read their Miranda warning rights, and all agreed for an interview.  After being interviewed, Jamie Israel Saenz and Lupe Anthony Zavala were placed in the Dallas County Jail and charged with Capital Murder, a Capital Felony.

A third suspect Carlos Rodriguez-Quinones, a 19-year old Latin male, was arrested for unrelated charges and is currently in the Dallas County Jail.  Homicide detectives have added a Capital Murder charge against Carlos Rodriguez-Quinones.

All the suspects related to this investigation have been charged with Capital Murder, a Capital Felony, for the murder of Nicholas Blake Edwards, a 29-year old White male. (see Affidavits below)



Original Post

On May 27, 2019, at approximately 12:45 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call at 3100 Mahanna Street. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Nicholas Edwards, a 29-year-old White male, unconscious on the street with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Witnesses at the scene reported seeing two light-skinned males enter a red Dodge Charger and flee the location towards Lemmon Avenue.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Detective Lopez with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3676, or abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #105568-2019.

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.