Teenager arrested for killing man in northeast Dallas

Today, officers from Dallas PD arrested a 16-year-old male after he allegedly killed a man in northeast Dallas over the weekend.

On Sunday afternoon, Dallas police responded to a 9-1-1 call after a possible deceased person found inside one of the apartment units at 6145 Melody Lane. Officers confirmed a male victim was found shot dead inside the apartment.

The victim has been identified as a 29-year-old man. Witnesses reportedly heard gunfire late Saturday night.

Police tracked down the suspect and arrested him earlier today. He is a 16-year-old juvenile now at the juvenile detention center.

Dallas police are asking anyone with information regarding this offense to contact Det. Grubbs with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (469) 540-6377, or david.grubbsjr@dallascityhall.com. Please reference case number 057548-2021.