Two people shot dead in overnight Dallas shooting

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that occurred just after midnight in the 4400 block of Cicero Street.

Police responded to the scene at around 12:15AM and located two people shot in the driveway of a residence. A 39-year-old female was killed at the scene and a 26-year-old male was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The Homicide Unit is investigating this incident and asking residents with information to call them at 214-671-3994.

These murders bring the monthly total of homicide offenses in Dallas to 17, accounting for about a 40% increase as compared to last month; however, the number is comparable to August of last year with 16 homicide offenses. 144 homicide offenses have taken place in Dallas this year, accounting for about a 20% increase compared to last year.