Dallas investigators are looking into four total shootings, all happening in a three-day time period.
DALLAS — Police officers are investigating multiple shootings that happened over the weekend, according to the Dallas Police Department.
On Sunday around 8:20 p.m., police officers responded to a call about a body in an alleyway near the 2700 block of Moffatt Avenue. This is west of Interstate 45 near the Dallas VA Medical Center.
Dallas Fire-Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced the unknown victim at the time, a Black man between 18-25 years old, had died from a single gunshot wound.
Later Monday afternoon, Dallas Police provided an update, saying the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office identified the victim as Kentrell Tilley Rodney, a 22-year-old black male.
The motive and circumstances surrounding this murder are under investigation, according to Dallas Police.
The Dallas Police Department’s homicide unit is asking anyone with information to contact Detective Theodore Gross at 214-671-3143 or through email at [email protected].
Dallas investigators are looking into three other shootings that have happened since last Friday.
On Sunday around 3:49 a.m., police officers responded to a shooting call in a shopping center parking lot at 3600 Samuell Boulevard, where officers found a 55-year-old Black man with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Dallas Fire-Rescue took the man to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries. The victim has been identified, and investigators say his name will not be released until detectives can get in contact with his family.
On Saturday night,10 people were injured, including an 18-year-old man shot in the head, during a shooting outside a party venue in southern Dallas. He is currently in critical condition, according to officials.
The 10 people shot ranged in age from 15-21. The preliminary investigation determined a large crowd of about 1,000 people was both inside and outside the venue for an event.
No suspects have been identified. Police are asking anyone with cellphone video or information about this incident to contact Detective Alec Lopez at [email protected] or 214-671-3658.
On Friday around 2:01 a.m., police responded to another shooting, this one on the 3600 block of Greenville Avenue. When officers arrived, they found that Cameron Ray, a 20-year-old Black man, had been shot.
Dallas Fire-Rescue transported Ray to a local hospital, where he later died. The investigation is ongoing, and the motive is unknown at this time.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Tonya McDaniel at 214-671-4236 or by email at [email protected].