Juvenile arrested for killing North Dallas woman

The Dallas Police Department has arrested a juvenile and charged him in the killing of a North Dallas woman on Memorial Day.

On Monday at 5:00PM, Dallas police officers were called to the scene of a shooting at a house in the 6100 block of Royalton Drive, just north of the Preston Hollow neighborhood.

Officers found a 59-year-old woman in the front seat of her vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics transported her to a local hospital, but she was pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries.

Police say a juvenile has been arrested and charged with Murder. The 16-year-old attempted to carjack the victim when the shooting occurred, according to police.

Detectives were able to tie the juvenile to two additional carjacking offenses, one in Richardson and one in Dallas.

This investigation is on-going, and if there are any witnesses to this offense, the Homicide Unit is asking for anyone to contact Detective Montenegro at 214-671-3624 or via email:  e.montenegro@dallascityhall.com.