Homicide On Chestnut Street


On Sunday, July 25, 2021, at approximately 8:48 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 1700 block of Chestnut Street. Upon arrival, officers found an unknown black male unresponsive in a homeless encampment with a gunshot wound to his left bicep.  Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. 

 The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are unknown, and the Homicide Unit is urging anyone with information to contact Detective Scott Sayers at 214-283-4849 or by email:scott.sayers@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to 132318-2021.

Crime Stoppers

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, seven days a week.