Apartment resident shoots & kills robbery suspect near SMU in north Dallas

Just after 9:00pm last night, Dallas police officers responded to a report of a shooting at the Mockingbird Flats apartments, 5600 SMU Blvd.

When they arrived, they located a deceased male found inside of the apartment. The apartment resident was found outside of the apartment suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to the hospital, and later released.

The apartment resident admitted to shooting the deceased male after a botched robbery attempt. Evidence at the scene supports his assertion, police say. The investigation continues.

This occurred just east of Central Expressway and north of the Mockingbird @ Greenville intersection.