Homicide on East Grand Avenue

On Monday, October 21, 2019, at approximately 8:36 a.m., Dallas police responded to a health and welfare check call at an abandoned fire station located at 5600 East Grand Avenue.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Juan Jose Mendoza, a 28-year old Latin male, lying on the ground between the sidewalk and the abandoned fire station wall at the 1200 block of South Beacon Street.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased from homicidal violence.


Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder and is encouraging anyone with information to contact Homicide Detective David Grubbs at 214-671-3675 or via email:  david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case no. 213928-2019.


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, seven days a week.