Homicide on S. Lancaster Road

Update: 12/1/22 @ 12:55 P.M.

The victim has been identified as Phillips Betts, 26.

Original Post:

On November 29, 2022, at approximately 7:27 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a shooting call at the Family Dollar store located at 3200 S. Lancaster Road.  When officers arrived, they found a man lying in front of the store with a gunshot wound. 

The preliminary investigation determined the victim got into a fight with store employees, leading to a robbery of items he was trying to take from the store.

The suspect, Kevin Jackson Sr, 47, entered the store as a customer, witnessed the fight, and then shot the victim.

The victim stumbled outside the store and collapsed and died at the scene. 

The victim did not have any weapons at the time of the incident.   

The suspect was arrested for Murder and taken to Lew Sterrett Jail.

This is an ongoing investigation that will be documented on case number 214567-2022.