Homicide at 7309 Pineberry Road

Updated Post: February 09, 2021.

Through the course of the investigation, Homicide Detectives determined that suspect Zavionte Lamonte Dixon, a 21-year old Black male, was responsible for killing the victim. The victim has been identified as John Nolasco, a 32-year old Latin male. Suspect Dixon was arrested for murder, and officers transported him to the Dallas County Jail.  A Dallas County magistrate will set his bond amount.

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On Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at 7309 Pineberry Road. Upon arrival, officers observed a Latin male victim, with multiple gunshot wounds. During the course of the investigation, officers learned that the suspect fled in a 4-door tan vehicle. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation is ongoing, and the motive is unknown at this time. The victim’s name will not be released until detectives make next of kin notification.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Homicide Detective P. Wheeler, #10520, at 214-671-3686 or by email at phillip.wheeler@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case #024003-2021. 

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