Police looking for clues in downtown Dallas murder

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred during the evening hours of last Friday, August 7th, not far from City Hall.

At around 10:08pm, Dallas police were called to the 500 block of Park Avenue in downtown for a person shot near a homeless camp. Emergency responders located a seriously injured transgender person.

Dallas Fire Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital where they were pronounced deceased.

A silver sedan was seen fleeing and went westbound on Marilla Street after the shooting.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this case are unclear at this time, according to police.

This is an ongoing investigation, and the Homicide Unit is asking for anyone with information regarding this murder investigation to contact Detective Frank Serra, #10031 at 214-671-4320 or via email:  frank.serra@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 141396-2021.