Homicide at 6700 Eastridge Drive


Updated on June 1, 2022, at 11:50 a.m.:

Kevin Sheffield, a 20-year-old male, had been arrested for this homicide.

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On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 5:09 a.m., Dallas Police responded to a health and welfare call in the 6700 block of Eastridge Drive. Upon arrival, they found the victim 65-year-old Joseph Syas, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the face. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced the victim deceased. The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or email abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com

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

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.