Dallas Police Ask for Public's Help in Murder Investigation

Willie Earl Wright, 28 remained on life support until Sunday evening

Dallas Police Department

A 28-year-old man is dead after being shot multiple times Friday afternoon, the Dallas Police Department said.

At approximately 5:06 p.m., officers responded to a shooting call in the 3200 block of North Buckner Boulevard. They found Willie Earl Wright sitting in the driver's seat of a white Mercury Grand Marquis with multiple gunshot wounds.

According to Dallas police, a silver-colored SUV pulled up next to Wright's vehicle, and people in the SUV shot into Wright's vehicle before fleeing in the location.

Wright was transported to an area hospital, where he remained on life support until Sunday evening, according to police. He died from his injuries at approximately 10:36 p.m. Sunday.

One of the people in the SUV was described by police as a Black man with a goatee.

In response to Wright's death, the incident has been reclassified from an aggravated assault to murder, police said. Dallas police are asking for the public's assistance regarding the murder.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Jeffrey Loeb at 214-671-3702 or email jeffrey.loeb@dallascityhall.com and refer to case #134130-2020.

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

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