Arrest Made in Homicide on R.L. Thornton Freeway

On March 10, 2021, at approximately 8:15 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Shell gas station at 7027 S RL Thornton Frwy. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, Christian Pollard, a 22-year-old black male, with gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Witness reported that the suspect fled the location in a black Chevrolet Impala.

Through the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as Jataivious Maxwell, a 20-year-old black male. He was located and arrested by Dallas Police officers and transported to Dallas Police Headquarters and interviewed by a detective with the Homicide Unit. He was subsequently 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.