Information Needed in the Homicide Investigation of Christopher Whitfield

Update date 10/09/19 @ 10:00 p.m.

Through the course of the investigation, detectives determined that Ladarrion Kelly, a 17-year-old Black male was involved in the death of victim Whitfield.  On October 9, 2019, Kelly was interviewed at Dallas Police Headquarters and placed in jail for capital murder.  His bond will be determined by a magistrate.   

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On August 15, 2019, at 1:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 3600 Utah Ave. Upon arrival, they located the victim, Christopher Whitfield, a 21-year-old black male, in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported by Dallas Fire and Rescue to local area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Det. Morgan with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3701, or Please reference case #165020-2019.

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.