Homicide Investigation of Michael Jones

UPDATE 1/14/2021 at 5:40 p.m.

On January 14, 2021, Mitchell Austin, a 27-year-old black male, was arrested by the Dallas Police Department for the murder of Michael Jones that occurred at 3900 Harston Street on August 14, 2020. Austin was transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder, a felony of the first degree. His bond will be set by a Dallas County Magistrate.

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On August 14, 2020, at 9:32 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 3900 Harston Street. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Michael Jones, a 26-year-old black male, with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital by private conveyance and later pronounced deceased by medical staff.

Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Det. Grubbs with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3675 or david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #143505-2020.


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.