Police: Man Fatally Shot Outside DeSoto Apartment

Detectives are investigating after finding a man dead outside a DeSoto apartment complex Thursday morning, authorities said.[[288696091,L]]

At 4:44 a.m., DeSoto police responded to a shots fired call at the Pecan Crossing Apartments in the 1200 block of East Pleasant Run Road, but didn't find anything.

Then, at 5:16 a.m., officers returned to the apartments after a witness reported a person lying on the ground. Police said they found a deceased man who had sustained a gunshot wound.

Police have not released the man's identity, but they said he appeared to be in his late 30s.

DeSoto police asked that anyone with information about the incident contact them at 972-223-6111.

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