DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A man was found dead in southeast Dallas early this morning when police responded to reports of an active shooter.
Officers responded to a call from the 800 block of Wixom Lane about an active shooter that had hit a nearby home.
When they arrived, officers found a man who had been shot behind a shed in a vacant lot. Dallas Fire Rescue responded, but he died at the scene.
The identity of the victim is currently unknown and the Dallas Medical Examiner’s Office is working to identify him. Police have not released any information about possible suspects, but said the investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Derek Kerner of the Homicide Unit at (214) 671-3605 or by email.