Homicide on East Illinois Avenue


On Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at approximately 4:07 p.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in the 3800 block of East Illinois Avenue.  Dallas Fire-Rescue found the victim Shanique Shameion Alex, a 25-year-old black female sitting in the driver’s seat with a gunshot wound to her upper back.  She was transported to an area hospital where she died from her injuries.  A witness, who was a passenger, was injured, and he remains in the hospital in stable condition. 

The Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Guy Curtis at 214-671-3633 or via email:  guy.curtis@dallascityhall.com.  Please reference case #041973-2022. 

Crime Stoppers Information

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.