On August 18, 2021, at approximately 12:10 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 1200 block of Diceman Avenue. Upon arrival, officers found an unknown black male, lying inside the residence with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. Since the victim did not have an identification card on their person, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will continue to work to positively identify the victim.
During the course of the investigation, the victim approached the residence and attempted to rob the subject who was inside the residence. The subject, fearing for his life, fired his handgun, striking the victim multiple times causing his death 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 148292-2021.