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Man found dead from homicidal violence at strip mall in west Oak Cliff, Dallas police say

Officers were called to perform a welfare check in the 2100 block of Fort Worth Avenue on Friday morning.

Dallas police are investigating after a man was found slain Friday morning in west Oak Cliff.

Officers were called about 8:40 a.m. to perform a welfare check at a strip mall in the 2100 block of Fort Worth Avenue, near North Hampton Road, where an unresponsive man was lying on the ground near an auto parts store.

Dallas Fire-Rescue pronounced the man dead from homicidal violence, police said.

The victim did not have identifying documents, and the Dallas County medical examiner’s office has not yet determined his identity.

Anyone with information about the case may contact Detective Derick Chaney at 214-283-4804 or derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com and refer to case No. 207748-2020.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this case. To make an anonymous tip, call 214-373-8477.

Tom Steele, Breaking News Producer. Tom has covered breaking news for The Dallas Morning News since 2016. He has worked in a number of other capacities for The News since 2007, and he was previously a copy editor at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla. He has degrees in journalism and economics from Lehigh University.

tsteele@dallasnews.com tomsteele
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