Homicide Investigation at 319 N. Arkard Street

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During the investigation, Homicide detectives determined that Kenaijae Keon Anderson, an 18-year old Black male, was responsible for the murder of the victim Leroy Hawkins, a 17-year old Black male.  Suspect Anderson was arrested and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters where Homicide detectives interviewed him.  During the interview, he admitted to killing the victim.  After the interview, he was transported to the Dallas Co. Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder, a 1st-degree felony, on case no. 111602-2019.

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On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at approximately 12:05 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call that occurred at the Parking Company of America pay parking lot located at 319 N. Akard Street. The victim Leroy Hawkins, a 17-year-old Black male, was found in a vehicle sitting in the front passenger seat with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is encouraged to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-671-3647 or via email: scott.sayers@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case no. 111602-2019.

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.