Arrest Made in Homicide on Skillman Street


Updated on September 22, 2021, at 12:00pm:

Through the course of the investigation, homicide detectives determined that suspect Dekelvin Michael Henderson, a 44-year old Black male, was responsible for the victim’s murder.  On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, suspect Henderson was arrested and taken to Dallas Police Headquarters. He was then transported to Lew Sterrett Jail and charged with murder, a felony of the first degree. His bond will be set by a Dallas County Magistrate.

Original Post:

On Monday, September 6, 2021, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call at the LA Fitness parking lot, located at 7315 Skillman Street. Upon arrival, officers observed the victim, Antonio Demond Royal, a 40-year-old Black male, lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. The motive and circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation.

This is an active homicide investigation, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phillip Wheeler, #10520, at 214-671-3686 or  Please refer to case number 161250-2021.

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