On Wednesday, June 21, 2022, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Dallas Police were called to the 3300 block of Rutz Street.
At the scene, officers located Jose Cruz, 18, with a gunshot wound to the head. Initially the case was believed to be a suicide.
After further investigation, detectives determined the gunshot wound was not self-inflected and identified a suspect, Cesar Castro-Vasquez, 41.
A warrant has been issued for Castro-Vasquez, with police actively searching for the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing.
The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Homicide Detective Patty Belew, #7615, at 214-422-9275 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reference case number #111741-2022.
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