Homicide Investigation – 7171 American Way

Updated April 29, 2021:

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On April 24, 2021, at approximately 1:45 a.m., a Dallas police patrol sergeant was notified by a passerby of an unresponsive person lying on the ground at a car wash located at 7171 American Way. The sergeant responded to the location and observed the victim, Jermaine Thomas, a 38-year-old black male, who also identifies as Tiffany, unresponsive with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots in the area at around midnight.

According to next of kin, the victim does not identify as a transgender individual.

Dallas Police are asking anyone with information regarding this offense to contact Det. Isom with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (469) 475-6004, or andrea.isom@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 070623-2021.

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