Drive-by shooting kills young girl sleeping in south Dallas home

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred overnight in the South Dallas neighborhood.

At 2:24am Tuesday morning, Dallas police officers responded to a shooting in the 3200 block of Reynolds Avenue. Paramedics and police found a young girl suffering from a gunshot wound to the back. Dallas Fire Rescue transported her to a local hospital, but she was pronounced deceased.

Authorities say the 18-year-old girl was sleeping in her bedroom when at least two individuals drove by and fired shots into the home.

The motive and circumstances regarding this murder are under investigation, and the Homicide Unit urges anyone with information to contact Detective Abel Lopez at 214-671-3676 or via email:  abel.lopez@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case number 006147-2022.