Homicide on Samuell Blvd


Updated Post: March 22, 2022

On Monday, March 21, 2022, the Dallas Co. Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as James Edward Young, Jr., a 55-year old black male.


Original Post 

On Sunday, March 20, 2022, at approximately 3:49 a.m., Dallas police responded to a shooting call in a shopping center parking lot located at 3600 Samuell Blvd.  Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a 55-year old black male, with a gunshot wound to his chest.  Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.  The victim has been identified, and his name will not be released until detectives make the next of kin notification.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation. Please refer to case #048612-2022. The Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Phillip Wheeler at 214-671-3686 or via email:  phillip.wheeler@dallascityhall.com.

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