Arrest Made in Homicide on Botham Jean Blvd


On Monday, September 6, 2021, at approximately 2:36 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the intersection of Botham Jean Blvd and Mckee Street where the victim, Tylynn Dawayne Payton Walter, a 21-year old Black male, had been shot. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that Bailey Phillips, a 23-year-old Black male, was responsible for the murder of the victim. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Homicide Unit, where detectives interviewed him.  After his interview, suspect Phillips was transported to the Dallas County Jail and booked for murder.  A magistrate will set his bond. The motive and circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation. This offense is documented on case number 161094-2021