Five shot, three fatally, at north Dallas apartment complex

The Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting in the 7500 block of Lazy Acres Circle around 4:30am this morning.

When officers arrived, they located multiple gunshot wound victims in the back parking lot of the complex. Dallas paramedics transported two of the victims to local hospitals, one critical and one stable. Three victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives say all five were at a gathering in the parking lot when the shooting took place. They don’t believe it was a random shooting.

Police have not made any arrests yet.

Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Chad Murphy, #8966, with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 283-4934or