Homicide on E. R. L. Thornton Freeway

On Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 8:59 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a health and welfare check call at 9125 E. R L Thornton Freeway. Officers found the victim Francisco Villanueva Rodriguez, a 35-year old Latin male, lying on the ground with a single gunshot wound to the face in the alley behind the Tiger Cabaret.  The actual offense location is 3830 Dilido Road.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and the Homicide Unit asks for anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-671-3647 or email:  scott.sayers@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to case number 076188-2021.

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 (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.