Young man arrested in the shooting death of a juvenile girl found near Mountain Creek Lake

The Dallas Police Department has arrested a 22-year-old man and charged him for the murder of a 14-year-old girl this week in Dallas.

On Wednesday at 3:25am, Dallas police responded to the 2000 block of Merrifield Road near Mountain Creek Parkway after someone spotted a body laying along the side of the road. This is east of Mountain Creek Lake and north of the DFW National Cemetery.

Officers located the 14-year-old girl suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

On Thursday, officers arrested 22-year-old Tyrone Davis for the murder of the girl.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this case.