Homicide on 2600 Walnut Hill Lane

Updated 1/4/23 @ 9:30 AM

The victim has been identified as Clayton Hartfield Jr. Further investigation determined, 23-year-old Justin Blocker shot the victim. Blocker has been charged with murder. This remains an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is to contact Homicide Detective Christopher Walton, #8479, at 214-671-3632 or by email at christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com.  

Original Post:

On January 3, 2023, at approximately 6:02 PM, officers responded to a shooting in the 2600 block of Walnut Hill Lane. The preliminary investigation determined, that the male victim and male suspect were involved in a fight that escalated when the suspect shot the victim. The victim died from his injuries. This remains in an ongoing investigation that will be documented under case number 001665–2023.