43-Year-Old Shot, Killed in Dallas Café Parking Lot: Police

Police arrested Emanuel Garcia, 35, on Thursday in connection with the shooting


One man is dead and a suspect is in custody after a shooting in Far East Dallas early Monday, police say.

At about 2:20 a.m., officers were called to a shooting at Lupita Café at 2316 Oates Road, near Ferguson Road and Buckner Boulevard, where they arrived to find Jesus Canales, 43, lying in the middle of the parking lot with a gunshot wound, police said.

Canales was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

On Thursday, police said they arrested Emanuel Garcia, 35, and charged him with murder in connection to the shooting.

Garcia was booked into the Nolan County Jail in Sweetwater, where he is awaiting extradition to Dallas County, police said.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for any information called into 214-373-TIPS that leads to an arrest and indictment.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Christopher Walton at 214-671-3632 or email christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com and refer to case number 132827-2021.

According to NBC 5's count, Canales is the 121st homicide in the city of Dallas this year.

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