Homicide at 8004 West Virginia Drive


On Thursday, January 13, 2022, at approximately 6:04 pm, Dallas police responded to a shooting call at 8004 W. Virginia Drive. Upon the officer’s arrival, they discovered the victim, Mikel Trumane Ford, a 47 year-old Black male, shot inside his residence. Dallas Fire Rescue responded and transported the victim to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. This is still an ongoing investigation with no motive at this time.

The Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this active investigation, and if anyone has information to contact Detective Rawleigh Williams, #8125, at 214-384-9824 or at r.williams@dallascityhall.com . Please refer to case number 007848-2022.


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, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.