On Thursday, March 26, 2020, at approximately 9:07 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 4313 S. Malcolm X Blvd. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, Kevin Benard Edwards, a 37-year old black male, who was lying on the ground of the parking lot and being treated by Dallas Fire-Rescue personnel. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased from his injuries.
During the preliminary investigation, suspect, Michael Dewayne Williams, a 35-year old black male, was taken into custody by the officers at the scene. He was transported to the Homicide Unit for interview purposes. Suspect Williams refused to give a voluntary statement, and officers transported him to the Dallas County Jail, where he was charged with murder. The investigation is documented on case number 057173-2020.