On August 12, 2021, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Dallas police responded to a call regarding a shooting at 6010 S. Westmoreland Road. Upon the officer’s arrival, they discovered a 16-year-old Latin male suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to an area hospital for his injuries. A Youth Operations Detective responded and began an investigation for an aggravated assault. On, August 16, 2021, the victim died from his injuries, and the case was reassigned to the Homicide Unit.
Through the course of the investigation, the Dallas Police Homicide Unit identified a 16-year-old juvenile suspect. On August 20, 2021, the juvenile suspect was arrested and charged with Capital Murder. The motive appears to be Robbery.