Homicide on Lamar Street

Update: November 5, 2021

On November 3, 2021, Dezra Walker-Johnson, a 20-year-old male was arrested by the fugitive unit.

Original Post: October 30, 2021

On Friday, October 29, 2021, at approximately 5:19 pm, Dallas Police and DART Police responded to a shooting call at 407 N. Lamar.  Jabari Griffin a 21-year-old Black male was shot by Dezra Walker-Johnson, a 20-year-old Black male.  The victim was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.   The suspect fled the scene immediately following the incident and is currently at large.

The suspect is still at large in this murder and anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Josue Rodriguez, #10284, at 214-701-8453 or by email: josue.rodriguez@dallascityhall.com. Please refer to case number 196657-2021.

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, 7 days a week.