Two shot, one fatally, in southeast Oak Cliff shootout

The Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting last night around 7:40PM at a convenience store at the intersection of Simpson Stuart Road and Bonnie View Road.

Police say two vehicles were exchanging gunfire along Bonnie View Road when two people were shot at the convenience store. The vehicles are reported to be a light-colored sedan and dark-colored sedan. The victims are reportedly innocent bystanders.

One of the victims was shot in the chest and died at the scene. The other victim, a female, was shot in the hand and transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

No suspect(s) are in custody at this time. Homicide units are investigating.

Homicides in Dallas have now surpassed 200, the first time in 12 years. Homicide offenses are up just over 20% since last year. With this murder added to the total, there have been 201 homicide offenses in Dallas this year.