Man, 61, Killed in Overnight Shooting at Dallas Motel

Police said a 61-year-old man was fatally shot at a Dallas motel late Monday night. [[381355051,C]]

Dallas police said they responded to the Days Inn Dallas DFW in the 8300 block of South Lancaster Road at 11:24 p.m. after guests reported hearing gunshots.

When officers arrived, they found the victim -- later identified as David Haskell Sparks -- lying near the doorway of a second-floor room.

No arrests have been made.

Investigators said people who were in the area at the time of the shooting provided them with little information.

Dallas police asked anyone with information about this incident contact their homicide unit at 214-671-3661 or Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477 (TIPS). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to an indictment.

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