On July 10, 2021, at approximately 9:23 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call in the 6700 block of Atha Drive. Upon the officers’ arrival, they found the victim, Joshua Donald Moore, a 27-year old white male, lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire-Rescue transported him to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
During the course of the investigation, the victim and the subject had a verbal argument, when the victim produced a knife and attempted to stab the subject. The subject then shot the victim in self-defense. The subject was interviewed by detectives with the Homicide Unit and was released pending a referral to a Dallas County grand jury. The incident will be documented under case number 122308-2021.