Homicide on S. Cockrell Hill Road

On Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at approximately 5:39 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 5900 Block of S. Cockrell Hill Road regarding an SUV that lost control and struck a light pole, then ran through a fence.  Upon arrival, officers found a male victim, between the age of 30 to 35 years old, suffering from a gunshot wound.  Dallas Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

A witness stated he believed he saw an unknown Black male running from the location and onto a passing bus.

This is an ongoing investigation. The victim’s identity is pending fingerprint analysis from the Dallas County Medical Examiner. His name will not be released until next of kin has been notified.

The Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s help and asks anyone with information to contact Detective Adam Thayer at 214-671-3657 and email: adam.thayer@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 134928-2022.

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.