Homicide On Dawson Street

On May 22, 2022, at approximately 3:03 p.m., Dallas police responded to a health and welfare check of a person at 2600 Dawson Street. Upon arrival, officers found an unknown black male unresponsive in a homeless encampment with a gunshot wound. Dallas Fire-Rescue responded and pronounced him deceased at the scene. Since the unidentified victim did not have an identification card on his person, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will continue to work to positively identify him. The motive and circumstances surrounding the murder are still under investigation.

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 091148-2022.

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.