A man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his mother Thursday night in southeast Dallas, police say.
Police were called to a shooting in the 800 block of Lydia Lane, near U.S. Highway 175, at 9:30 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found 49-year-old Kristie Marie Acosta who had been shot. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died.
Acosta's son, 32-year-old Joe Pizana Acosta, was taken into custody and transported to the homicide unit for an interview.
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He requested an attorney, and was booked into the Dallas County jail early Friday.
Joe Acosta has been charged with murder. His bail is set at $500,000.