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Dallas police seek public’s help identifying suspect in fatal shooting in west Oak Cliff

Police said it happened at 9:40 p.m. in the 500 block of Cold Town Lane.

Dallas police are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a fatal shooting Thursday night in west Oak Cliff.

Police responded to a call about a man being shot in a parking lot at 9:40 p.m. at Ridgecrest Apartments in the 500 block of Cold Town Lane, near South Walton Walker Boulevard and Arcadia Park.

When officers arrived, they found 49-year-old Johnnie Parker, who died later at an area hospital.

Police said the suspect was driving a small, light colored model sedan from the late 1990s or early 2000s.

Anyone with information about the crime may contact Detective Jacob White at 214-671-3690 or jacob.white@dallascityhall.com and refer to case number 090406-2020.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 to anyone who can provide information that leads to an arrest or indictment in the case. Tips can be called in to 214-373-TIPS (8477).

Catherine Marfin, Breaking News Reporter. Catherine covers breaking news at The Dallas Morning News. She is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied journalism and public relations. While at UT, Catherine served as managing editor of The Daily Texan, UT's student paper, and interned at the Texas Tribune and Houston Chronicle.

catherine.marfin@dallasnews.com @catherinemarfin
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