1 Killed in Shooting at South Dallas Apartment Complex

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One person was killed in a shooting Tuesday night at an apartment complex in South Dallas.

Police responded to the 1900 block of S. Akard Street at about 9:40 p.m.

Police say that when officers arrived, they found the victim, 21-year-old Jalon Spencer, lying on the ground next to a red truck under covered parking.

Dallas Fire-Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police believe an altercation took place in the parking lot.

The suspects fled in a gold or silver Chevy Malibu before the officers' arrival, police say.

Several witnesses were transported to police headquarters for interviews, police say.

According to police, this is an ongoing investigation with no suspects in custody.

Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit is asking for the public’s assistance regarding this murder investigation. Anyone with information should contact Homicide Detective Jake Morgan at 214-671-3630 or via email at jake.morgan@dallascityhall.com.

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