Homicide on Great Trinity Forest Way

Update: May 5, 2022

On May 3, 2022, at approximately 11:00 p.m., a victim was shot and killed by the suspect pictured below in the 7900 block of S Great Trinity Forest Way.

Anyone with information regarding this offense or the identity of the suspect is asked to please contact Detective Frank Serra #10031 of the Dallas Police Homicide Unit at 214-671-4320 (desk), 214-662-4552 (cell), or frank.serra@dallascityhall.com.


Update: May 4, 2022

The victim has been identified as Hernaza Jenkins, a 58-year-old male.

Original Post

On Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at approximately 10:59 p.m., Dallas Police were dispatched to a shooting call at 7932 S. Great Trinity Forest Way.  Upon arrival, officers located a 58-year-old male, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.  Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital where he died. 

The preliminary investigation revealed a witness was walking from a convenience store with the victim when an unknown Black male, walked up behind the victim and began to pistol-whip him.  The suspect then shot the victim.

This is an ongoing investigation.   The motive and circumstances are still unknown.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Homicide Detective Frank Serra, #100314, at 214-671-4320 or by email at frank.serra@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 078211-2022. 

All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email pio@dpd.dallascityhall.com.

 Crime Stopper 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.