Homicide on Vantage Point Drive

On Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at approximately 6:42 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 9000 block of Vantage Point Drive. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Daylan Burns, a 22-year-old Black male, shot multiple times inside his vehicle. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. The motive and circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation.

The Homicide Unit asks for the public’s assistance regarding this active investigation, and if anyone has information to contact Detective Antonio Machorro, #7186, at 214-918-9096 or at antonio.machorro@dallascityhall.com . Please refer to case number 148150-2021.

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.