Officer Involved Shooting on Skillman Street

Update 3/15/2022 at 2:30 p.m.:

On March 12, 2022, at approximately 2:10 a.m., Dallas officers recognized a known wanted felon at the Vina Game Room located at 12809 Audelia Road.

The uniformed officers requested covert deployment officers and Air One for assistance. The suspect, identified as 34-year-old Seth Michael Anderson, left the game room in a 2012 4-door Infiniti. The covert deployment officers followed the suspect into the Everly Apartment complex, located at 9350 Skillman Street. 

Marked squad cars entered the apartment complex and observed the suspect’s vehicle backed into a parking space. When an officer passed by the suspect’s vehicle, the suspect rammed his squad car. The suspect also struck another squad car, injuring the officer. The suspect fled and a vehicle pursuit ensued through the apartment complex. During the pursuit, the suspect struck another squad car, injuring two additional officers. The suspect drove into a dead end and was boxed in by Officer Noah Hemm’s squad car.

The suspect opened the driver’s door, pointed a handgun out of the door, and began firing at Officer Hemm who took cover and returned fire. 

The suspect then opened the door with his hands raised as though to surrender, but then ran from the officers. The officers chased the suspect on foot through the complex. Once the officers caught the suspect, he resisted and was tased in order to be taken into custody.

Three officers were injured during the incident. The suspect and Officer Hemm were not injured during the gunfight. A total of 38 fired cartridge cases were recovered from the scene. 14 from the suspect and 24 from the officers.

This investigation is being conducted by the Dallas Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit. The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office also responded to the location to conduct an independent investigation. In an effort to be transparent, the Dallas Police Department is releasing the body-worn and dashboard camera footage from this incident.

Update 3/13/2022 at 4:30 p.m.:

The arrested person from yesterday’s OIS is Seth Michael Anderson, White male 34-years-old. He is facing the following charges:

Aggravated Assault Against Public Servant (F/1)

Aggravated Assault Against Public Servant (F/1)

Aggravated Assault Against Public Servant (F/1)

Aggravated Assault Against Public Servant (F/1)

Evading Arrest Detention with a Vehicle (F/3)

Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon (F/3)

Resisting Arrest Search or Transport (M/A)

Probation Violation – Unlawful Possession of Firearm by Felon (F/3)

Probation Violation – Manufacture and Delivery Control Substance Penalty Group 1 (4G<200G) (F/1)

Texas Department of Corrections – Parole Division has also placed a hold on the arrestee

All officers who were transported for medical treatment were released yesterday and are home recovering.

Original Post:

At approximately 2:30 a.m., Dallas officers located a wanted felony suspect driving a dark colored sedan in an apartment complex located at 9350 Skillman Street. The officers attempted a high-risk traffic stop when the suspect began to flee in his vehicle. In his attempt to get away, the suspect struck multiple occupied squad cars as well as other parked vehicles.  The suspect subsequently drove to a dead-end roadway inside the apartment parking lot. When an officer in a marked squad car pulled in behind the suspect vehicle, the suspect opened his door and fired multiple shots at the officer, striking the officer’s squad car. The uniformed officer returned fire with his duty weapon. No one was struck during the exchange of gunfire.


The suspect fled on foot through the apartment complex. An officer was able to tase the suspect, and he was taken into custody. 


During this incident, three officers were transported to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries that were sustained while sitting in their squad cars as the suspect rammed them when trying to get away. The suspect, an adult White male, was transported to an area hospital as a result of being tased. This remains an ongoing investigation that will be documented on case number 043468-2022.

Officer Involved Shooting – 9300 Havencove Drive

Update July 14, 2018 at 5:40 p.m.

After confirmation from the medical examiner’s office, the suspect involved in the officer involved shooting on July 13, 2018, has been identified as Jesse Carrillo, A Latin Male 17.

On July 13, 2018, at approximately 4:45 a.m., the suspect was driving a stolen vehicle and was involved in an accident with an unoccupied vehicle in the 3400 block of Indianola Street. When the citizen came outside to investigate, the suspect fired a weapon at the citizen. The citizen was not struck. The suspect fled in the stolen vehicle and struck multiple vehicles during his getaway.

Officers responded to an active shooter call and subsequently located the suspect driving the stolen vehicle.  Officers pursued the suspect into the 9300 block of Havencove Drive, where the suspect crashed into a creek bed. The suspect was ordered out of the vehicle by officers, and when he exited, the suspect was armed with a handgun.  Officers ordered the suspect to drop the weapon; however, the suspect raised the weapon and pointed in the direction of the officers. The officers fired upon the suspect striking him.  The suspect is deceased. There were no officers or citizens injured during this incident. The suspect’s weapon was located at the scene. The investigation is ongoing and will be documented on case number 152605-2018.

Update: Officer Involved Shooting: Mesquite PD

Updated June 26, 2018 at 4:45 p.m.:

The shooting occurred after the suspect wrecked his vehicle and fled on foot. A Mesquite Police officer located the suspect next to a building secured by a chain-link fence at which point the suspect aggressively assaulted the officer. The injured officer and the suspect became involved in a struggle over the officer’s weapon. The suspect was able to take the weapon away from the injured officer and point it at him.

There were four officers that fired multiple rounds striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The suspect has been identified as Bobby Blade, a 29-year-old Black male. The injured officer was transported to the hospital with multiple fractures to the face. The officer has since been released and is recovering at home.

Three officers from the Mesquite Police Department, a 20 year veteran and two 6 year veterans and two officers from the Garland Police Department, a 16 year veteran and a 13 year veteran, were involved in the incident.

Updated June 25, 2018 at 8:55p.m:

The suspect involved in this offense has been pronounced deceased. 

Original Post:

On June 25, 2018, at approximately 3:45 pm, Mesquite officers responded to a Suspicious Person call in the 2600 block of Towne Centre Drive. During their investigation of the call, Mesquite officers observed an individual matching the description on the call sheet. The suspect got into a vehicle and began to flee from the location. The Mesquite officers pursued the suspect which subsequently led them into the city of Garland. The pursuit came to an end when the suspect wrecked out on the northbound side of I-635 and Garland Road, Garland, Texas.

The suspect then fled from the accident scene on foot with Mesquite and now Garland officers involved. Mesquite and Garland officers were able to locate the suspect in the 12100 block of Self Plaza, Dallas, TX. A struggle ensued between the suspect and an officer. During the struggle shots were fired and the suspect was struck. The suspect was transported to an area hospital where his condition is unknown at this time. There were no officers shot, however, there was a Mesquite officer transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This shooting occurred in the city of Dallas, and will be investigated by the Dallas Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit on case number 138012-2018. This remains an ongoing investigation.

Officer Involved Shooting – 2100 Hulse Boulevard

Update Post: March 08, 2018

Dallas Police Officers involved in the officer involved shooting at 2115 Hulse Blvd on February 27, 2018 are identified as:

INVOLVED OFFICERS:                                     TENURE:                     

Senior Corporal Jason Kennedy                      19 years         

Senior Corporal Kurt Hibbets                          22 years         

Deputy U.S. Marshal  

Original Post: February 27, 2018 

On February 27, 2018 at about 1:00 p.m., officers from the US Marshal’s Task Force received information that the suspect involved in the shooting earlier today at 2323 N. Field was at a residence in the 2100 block of Hulse Boulevard. When the officers arrived, the suspect fired a weapon at the officers. The officers returned fire striking the suspect. Two Dallas Police Officers and one US Marshal were involved in the shooting. The suspect, Marlon Smith B/M/29 is deceased. Marlon Smith was the suspect who was wanted for the murder of Nancy Churchwell W/F/52 at North End Apartments. No officers were injured during this incident. Next of kin has been made.

This offense will be documented on case number 042227-2018.


Officer Involved Shooting 10700 Eastham

Updated Post: June 27, 2017 @ 3:20 p.m.

The suspect in this offense has been identified as Alton Anthony Folmar, Jr. W/M/28 and is deceased.

The officer involved in this incident is Officer Darren Burch, #10466. He is assigned to the Southeast Patrol Division and has been on the department for four years and nine months.

Original Post: June 19, 2017 8:51 p.m.

On June 19, 2017 at about 4:57 p.m., officers responded to an Active Shooter call in the 10700 block of Eastham Drive. The caller told responding officers that a known suspect fired multiple shots into their residence. Officers went to a nearby home believed to that of the suspect. They could hear a disturbance through the open front door involving the suspect, a female, and a crying infant. One of the officers gave the suspect directions to come to the door. When the suspect appeared, he was armed with a handgun forcing the officer at the door to fire his weapon. The suspect, a 28-year-old White male, was struck by the gunfire and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The female in the residence with the suspect was also transported to the hospital with multiple injuries. Preliminary information suggests that the suspect assaulted the female victim and threatened to kill her and the infant. No officers were injured during this incident. This offense will be documented on case number 139039-2017.

Officer Involved Shooting at Fair Park

Updated April 18, 2017:

The suspect in this offense has been identified as Billy Ray Scott B/M/38. He is being charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault Public Servant and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle. He is still in the hospital in serious condition. 


The officer involved in this incident is Officer Zachary Jones #11109. He is assigned to the Central Patrol Division and has been on the department for one and half years. Officer Jones remains on routine administrative leave at this time. 


We have conducted a review as to why the vehicle did not shut down as planned. We have made corrections to make sure this issue does not occur again. Due to the sensitivity of the bait car program, we will not be able to discuss the specifics about the technical issue. 

Original Post:

On April 17, 2017 at about 2:00 a.m., Dallas Police officers responded to a bait car activation in the 300 block of N. Walton Street. Officers got into a brief pursuit with the suspect, a 38 to 40-year-old Black male, which ended in Fair Park. The suspect intentionally rammed the police squad car and one officer fired his weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to the hospital in critical condition. No officers were injured during this incident. This offense is documented on case number 085371-2017.

Officer Involved Shooting on Northwest Highway

Update: April 1, 2017 @ 14:00

The name of the arrestee from the Officer Involved Shooting is Jacquelin Arevalos, Latin female/25. She will be charged with Burglary of a Business and Aggravated Assault on a Public Servant.

Original Post April 5, 2017 @ 10:34 am

On April 5, 2017 at approximately 4:41 a.m., officers responded to a Burglary in Progress call at 3071 W. Northwest Highway. The suspect, a Latin female, called police stating she broke into the location. Upon arrival, officers found the suspect inside the location. The suspect exited the location armed with a knife. Officers gave her loud verbal commands to drop the knife. The suspect refused to drop the knife and officers tased her, which was ineffective The suspect then raised the knife walking towards the officers in a threatening manner. One officer fired his duty weapon striking the suspect. The suspect was transported to Parkland Memorial Hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. No officers were injured. The offense is filed under case number 075474-2017.

Officer Involved Shooting: 4700 Eastside Avenue

Updated January 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m: 

Investigative update on the OIS at 4700 East Side Avenue:

The deceased person is Genevive Ann Dawes, a 21-year-old Latin female. Next of Kin notification has been made. Virgilio Rosales, a 23-year-old Latin male, was the passenger in the vehicle and was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon.

The involved officers are:

Police Officer Christopher Hess, #8887                   10 years 5 months           Central Patrol

Senior Corporal Jason Kimpel, #9675                        8 years 1 month               Central Patrol


Original Post: 

On January 18, 2017, at approximately 4:56 a.m., uniformed patrol officers responded to a suspicious person call in the apartment complex rear parking lot located at 4700 East Side Avenue. The caller provided vehicle information to the 911 operator. This information was added to the call sheet and revealed the vehicle was reported stolen out of Irving, Texas. As uniformed officers approached the vehicle giving loud verbal commands, the occupants ignored the commands, started the stolen vehicle and reversed a short distance striking the marked police vehicle. The suspect then drove forward striking a wooden lattice fence. When the fence did not give way, the suspect driver reversed the vehicle a second time at which point two uniformed officers discharged their firearms striking the suspect driver. The suspect driver was transported to Baylor Hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The passenger in the vehicle was not struck by the gunfire. He was interviewed at the Dallas Police Headquarters and is facing potential felony criminal charges.  No officers were injured during this incident. 


Officer Involved Shooting at 3000 Martin L. King Blvd

Update October 27, 2016 3:17 pm

Detectives from the Special Investigative Unit located and interviewed independent witnesses that corroborate that arrestee Tradareon Choice, BM 18, produced a gun from his waist band when he was approached by uniformed Dallas Police officers. Officer Zachery Helm, #8859, fired his duty weapon striking the suspect in the leg. This is an ongoing and active investigation. As in all Dallas police officer involved shootings, the Dallas County District Attorney’s office will conduct an independent investigation.

Original Post October 26, 2016 7:54 pm


On October 26, 2016, at approximately 4:27 p.m., METRO officers were in the 3000 block of MLK actively seeking the suspect, who had an active aggravated robbery warrant, from a carjacking offense that occurred in the past three days in the area. The officers attempted to approach the suspect, when the suspect fled on foot towards DISD officers across the street at which time he ran back in the direction of Dallas PD officers. As the suspect was running back towards Dallas officers the suspect produced a hand gun from his waist band. The officer then drew and fired his duty weapon and striking the suspect one time in the leg. The suspect was transported to Baylor Hospital with non life threatening injuries. No officer was injured during this incident.

This incident will be documented on case number 257303-2016. More information will be distributed when it is appropriate to do so. 

Request for Public Assistance in Community Center Shooting

The Dallas Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) involved in a shooting that occurred on June 24, 2016.  At about 10:30 pm, Vincent Warren was leaving a party that was being held at the Turnkey Community Center located at 4204 Tioga Street in Dallas. As the party was being shut down for the night, unknown suspect(s) began to shoot in the parking lot. As Mr. Warren walked back to his car, he was struck by one of the gunshots. Detectives are asking for the assistance of the community, specifically those that attended the party. Anyone with information pertaining to the shooting can contact Dallas Police Detective E.A. Ibarra at (214) 671-3646 in the Special Investigation Unit or Crime Stoppers at 214-317-TIPS (8477). Callers can remain anonymous.