Dallas Police investigate homicide in 3700 block of Inwood Road


On August 27, 2023, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a major accident call in the 3700 block of Inwood Road.

The Dallas Police Traffic Unit also responded to investigate, but based on physical evidence, determined the incident was a shooting, not a crash.

The Homicide Unit responded and took over the investigation.

The preliminary investigation determined one of the drivers, 29-year-old Chapeera Lee, died at the scene.

Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the other driver, 32-year-old Cortez Nute, to a local hospital with minor injuries where he was treated and released.

Detectives determined Nute was responsible for the shooting and he has been charged with Murder.

The case is documented under case number 154852-2023.