Arrest Made: Homicide Investigation at the 8400 block of La Prada Drive

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Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Zavein Lockett, a Black male 29-years-old, was responsible for the death of Joshua Ford.  On June 25, 2019, the U.S. Marshal North Texas Task Force located and arrested Lockett.  He was transported to Jack Evans Police Headquarters where he was read his Miranda rights.  Lockett requested and attorney was placed in jail for his murder warrant.  His bond will be set by the magistrate.

Zavein Lockett

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On Thursday May 30, 2019 at approximately 6:54 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Villa Bonita Apartments located at 8441 La Prada Drive.  The victim, Joshua Ford, a Black male 27-years-old, was shot during an altercation with an unknown male.  He died from his injuries at the scene.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Detective Derick Chaney, #7830 at (214) 283-4804 or  Please refer to report #108390-2019.   

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