Update: June 17, 2022
The 13-year-old juvenile has been charged with Manslaughter and is in custody.
On Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at approximately 2:22 p.m., Dallas Police Officers and Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to a call in the 3000 block of Kiestridge Street. The preliminary investigation determined when officers arrived, a 15-year-old juvenile male was found with a gunshot wound to the head. A second juvenile male, who is 13 years old, told officers the victim had shot himself. Investigators determined the second juvenile at the location took a gun, believing it was empty; pulled the trigger, and shot the victim. The case is still under investigation.
The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Homicide Detective Brewster Billings, #7626, at 214-671-3083 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference case number 107617-2022.
All media inquiries should be directed to DPD media relations at 214-671-4065 or email email@example.com.