Homicide on Brookriver Drive

Updated April 15, 2021:

During the course of the investigation, homicide detectives determined that suspect Keyshawn Evanta Harris, an 18-year-old black male, was responsible for the murder of the victim, Tony Evans Jr., a 17-year-old black male. On Thursday, April 15, 2021, suspect Harris was arrested and charged with Murder, and a magistrate will set his bond.

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On Sunday, April 11, 2021, at approximately 1:35 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the Hawthorn Suites, located at 7900 Brookriver Drive. Upon arrival, officers learned that a shooting occurred inside room #221. The victim, Tony Evans Jr., a 17-year old Black male, was shot at the location by an unknown suspect. The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased. The motive is unknown at this time.

The Dallas Police Department asks for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Kim Mayfield at 214-671-3646 or by email: Kimberly.mayfield@dallascityhall.com, please refer to case number 061917-2021.


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, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.