Homicide on 2316 Oates Road


Update: July 29, 2021, 11:35 a.m.

Through the course of the investigation, homicide detectives determined that suspect Emanuel Garcia, a 35-year old Latin male, was responsible for the victim’s murder.  On Thursday, July 29, 2021, suspect Garcia was arrested for murder. He was booked into the Nolan County Jail and is awaiting extradition to the Dallas County Jail.

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On Monday, July 26, 2021, at approximately 2:19 a.m., officers responded to a shooting call at the Lupita Café located at 2316 Oates Road. Officers found the victim Jesus Canales, a 43-year old Hispanic male, lying in the middle of the parking lot with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire-Rescue pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.  According to witnesses, the suspect fled the scene in a dark grey or charcoal pickup truck.  The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation.  

The Homicide Unit asks for anyone with information to contact Detective Christopher Walton at 214-671-3632 or christopher.walton@dallascityhall.comPlease refer to case number 132827-2021.    

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