Here’s the Sunday crime report.
Two Shot on Steppington Drive:
Dallas police are investigating a homicide as one man was gunned down and another was left wounded on Sunday morning, April 23.
The shooting incident happened at approximately 1:28 a.m., according to police.
Officers responded to the shooting call in the 10000 block of Steppington Drive, located in District 11 and represented by Dallas City Council Member Jaynie Schultz. Schultz was named the Crime Boss of the Month for April.
When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered two men suffering from gunshot wounds.
One of the victims, whom police described as a 22-year-old male, was pronounced dead at the scene from his injuries.
The second victim, also a 22-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.
The identities of the victims have not yet been released.
Dallas detectives investigated and later identified a suspect, arresting 22-year-old Taven McGee.
The suspect was located nearby, according to police.
An investigation remains ongoing.
In Dallas, the rate of murders continues to climb. The number of murders in the City has increased by nearly 23% year to date, according to the Dallas daily crime report.
While it’s currently unknown whether the following incident occurred in connection with a crime, another fatality was reported in Dallas on Sunday.
Fatal Peavy Road Accident
A driver of a vehicle was killed early Sunday morning at about 5:35 a.m., police said.
Officers responded to a call from Dallas Fire-Rescue about a vehicle accident in the 2000 block of Peavy Road.
When officers arrived at the scene, they saw a one-vehicle accident.
Police said the vehicle appeared to have left the roadway, flipped over, caught on fire, and landed in a creek bed.
The driver was still in the vehicle and died at the scene, according to police.
The driver’s identity has not yet been released.