1 Killed in South Dallas After Argument Involving a Dog, Police Say


A man was fatally shot after an argument involving a dog Friday afternoon in South Dallas, police say.

The incident happened near the intersection of Gay and Copeland streets -- north of State Highway 352 in South Dallas -- at about 2 p.m., Dallas police said.

Police said preliminary information indicated the shooting stemmed from a "verbal dispute" involving dog, after which one person shot the victim.

Dallas Fire Rescue transported Bobby Johnson, 35, to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

No arrests have been, police said.

Anyone with information may call Detective Kimberly Mayfield at 214-671-3646 or email kimberly.mayfield@dallascityhall.com and refer to case 229700-2020.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment. Tips may be made by calling 214-373-8477.

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